colpoda

[ kol-poh-duh ]
/ kɒlˈpoʊ də /

noun

any ciliated protozoan of the genus Colpoda, common in fresh water.

Origin of colpoda

1790; < New Latin, equivalent to Greek kolpṓd(ēs) embosomed, embayed (kólp(os) bosom + -ōdēs -ode1) + Latin -a -a2
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