scaphopod

[ skaf-uh-pod ]

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

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

Origin of scaphopod

1
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
  1. any marine mollusc of the class Scaphopoda, which includes the tusk (or tooth) shells

Origin of scaphopod

1
C20: from New Latin, from Greek skaphē boat + -pod

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