any crustacean of the order Phyllopoda, having leaflike swimming appendages.
belonging or pertaining to the Phyllopoda.
- Also phyl·lop·o·dan [fi-lop-uh-duhn]. /fɪˈlɒp ə dən/.
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How to use phyllopod in a sentence
From the protopodites of both the latter spring strong hooks like those of the Copepod and phyllopod Nauplii.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4) | Francis Maitland Balfour
The Crustacea on the other hand are clearly descended from a phyllopod-like ancestor, which can be in no way related to Peripatus.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4) | Francis Maitland Balfour