Definition of sciapod
: one of a mythological people having feet big enough for use as sunshades and living according to classic Greek mythology in Libya or according to medieval legend in which they were one-footed sometimes in India
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Origin and Etymology of sciapod
Latin Sciapodes Sciapods, from Greek Skiapodes, from skia shadow + pod-, pous foot
First Known Use: 1860See Words from the same year
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