noun, plural pod·o·the·cae [pod-uh-thee-see] /ˌpɒd əˈθi si/. Ornithology.
the horny integument covering unfeathered portions of the legs and toes of most birds.
Origin of podotheca
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Podotheca: that part of pupa that covers the legs of future adult.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
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