Phyllopod
Phyllopod Phyl"lo*pod, n. (Zo["o]l.) One of the Phyllopoda.

Note: [Also used adjectively.] [1913 Webster]


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  • phyllopod — /fil euh pod /, n. 1. any crustacean of the order Phyllopoda, having leaflike swimming appendages. adj. 2. belonging or pertaining to the Phyllopoda. Also, phyllopodan /fi lop euh deuhn/. [1860 65; < NL Phyllopoda. See PHYLLO , POD] * * * …   Universalium

  • phyllopod — noun Any of several branchiopod crustaceans whose appendages resemble leaves …   Wiktionary

  • phyllopod — (Order Notostraca): Leg [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Diplostraca): Trunk appendage [Stachowitsch, 1992]. (Order Anostraca): Thoracopod [Stachowitsch, 1992] …   Crustacea glossary

  • phyllopod — phyl·lo·pod …   English syllables

  • phyllopod — /ˈfɪləpɒd/ (say filuhpod) noun 1. any of the Phyllopoda, an order of crustaceans characterised by leaf like swimming appendages. –adjective 2. relating to the phyllopods. 3. belonging to the Phyllopoda. Also, phyllopodan /fəˈlɒpədən/ (say fuh… …   Australian English dictionary

  • phyllopod — …   Useful english dictionary

  • phyllopod(ium) — n.; pl. dia [Gr. phyllon, leaf; pous, foot] (ARTHROPODA: Crustacea) Leaflike thoracic appendages …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • Apus — A pus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?. See {Apode}, n.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of fresh water phyllopod crustaceans. See {Phyllopod}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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