pereiopod

[ puh-rahy-uh-pod, -rey-, -ree- ]
/ pəˈraɪ əˌpɒd, -ˈreɪ-, -ˈri- /

noun

(in a crustacean) an appendage of the thorax.

Origin of pereiopod

From New Latin, dating back to 1850–55; see origin at pereion, -pod
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