- any crustacean of the order Phyllopoda, having leaflike swimming appendages.
- belonging or pertaining to the Phyllopoda.
Also phyl·lop·o·dan [fi-lop-uh-duh n] /fɪˈlɒp ə dən/.
Origin of phyllopod
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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)
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