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nectopod

[nek-tuh-pod]
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noun
  1. (in certain mollusks) an appendage modified for swimming.
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Origin of nectopod

1895–1900; < Greek nēktó(s) swimming (equivalent to nḗch(ein) to swim + -tos deverbal adj. suffix, with cht > kt) + -pod
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