phyllopod

[fil-uh-pod]
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noun

any crustacean of the order Phyllopoda, having leaflike swimming appendages.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the Phyllopoda.

Also phyl·lop·o·dan [fi-lop-uh-duh n] /fɪˈlɒp ə dən/.

Origin of phyllopod

From the New Latin word Phyllopoda, dating back to 1860–65. See phyllo-, -pod
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