trochalopodous

adjective
tro·​cha·​lop·​o·​dous

Definition of trochalopodous

1 : having the coxae articulated by a ball-and-socket joint used of an insect
2 : of or relating to the Trochalopoda

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History and Etymology for trochalopodous

New Latin Trochalopoda + English -ous

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“Trochalopodous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trochalopodous. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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