polypod

[pol-ee-pod]
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adjective

(of insect larvae) having many feet.

Nearby words

  1. polyplastic,
  2. polyplegia,
  3. polyploid,
  4. polyploidy,
  5. polypnea,
  6. polypody,
  7. polypoid,
  8. polypore,
  9. polyporous,
  10. polyposia

Origin of polypod

< Italian (1913) < Greek, stem of polýpous many-footed; see polyp

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British Dictionary definitions for polypod

polypod

adjective Also: polypodous (pəˈlɪpədəs)

(esp of insect larvae) having many legs or similar appendages

noun

an animal of this type
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