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pereiopod

[puh-rahy-uh-pod, -rey-, -ree-] /pəˈraɪ əˌpɒd, -ˈreɪ-, -ˈri-/
noun
1.
(in a crustacean) an appendage of the thorax.
Origin of pereiopod
1850-1855
From New Latin, dating back to 1850-55; See origin at pereion, -pod
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