- (of insect larvae) having many feet.
Origin of polypod
< Italian (1913) < Greek, stem of polýpous many-footed; see polyp
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Examples from the Web for polypod
This was all good, as far as it went, but Polypod cried harder and harder.
Polypod had been quite ill; a touch of fever, the doctor said.
It never had occurred to anybody in that house that Polypod could be lonely before.
Polypod did not stop to guess; she jumped down and peeped in at a corner.
It's mourning, Polypod; people wear black when their folks die.
- (esp of insect larvae) having many legs or similar appendages
- an animal of this type
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