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phyllopod

[ fil-uh-pod ]
/ ˈfɪl əˌpɒd /
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noun
any crustacean of the order Phyllopoda, having leaflike swimming appendages.
adjective
belonging or pertaining to the Phyllopoda.
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Also phyl·lop·o·dan [fi-lop-uh-duhn]. /fɪˈlɒp ə dən/.

Origin of phyllopod

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