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scaphopod

[ skaf-uh-pod ]
/ ˈskæf əˌpɒd /
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noun

any mollusk of the class Scaphopoda, comprising the tooth shells.

adjective

Also sca·phop·o·dous [skuh-fop-uh-duhs]. /skəˈfɒp ə dəs/. belonging or pertaining to the Scaphopoda.

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Origin of scaphopod

From the New Latin word Scaphopoda, dating back to 1910–15. See scapho-, -pod
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British Dictionary definitions for scaphopod

scaphopod
/ (ˈskæfəˌpɒd) /

noun

any marine mollusc of the class Scaphopoda, which includes the tusk (or tooth) shells

Word Origin for scaphopod

C20: from New Latin, from Greek skaphē boat + -pod
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