- any mollusk of the class Scaphopoda, comprising the tooth shells.
- Also sca·phop·o·dous [skuh-fop-uh-duh s] /skəˈfɒp ə dəs/. belonging or pertaining to the Scaphopoda.
Origin of scaphopod
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- any marine mollusc of the class Scaphopoda, which includes the tusk (or tooth) shells
C20: from New Latin, from Greek skaphē boat + -pod