[ fil-uh-pod ]
/ ˈfɪl əˌpɒd /


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


belonging or pertaining to the Phyllopoda.

Nearby words

  1. phyllome,
  2. phyllomic,
  3. phyllophagous,
  4. phyllophore,
  5. phylloplane,
  6. phylloquinone,
  7. phyllosilicate,
  8. phyllosphere,
  9. phyllotaxis,
  10. phyllotaxy

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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