Podoscaph Pod"o*scaph, n. [Podo- + Gr. ? boat.] A canoe-shaped float attached to the foot, for walking on water. [1913 Webster]

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  • podoscaph — podo·scaph …   English syllables

  • podoscaph — A boat propelled by bicycle treadles …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • podoscaph — ˈpädəˌskaf noun ( s) Etymology: pod + Greek skaphos boat more at scaph : one of a pair of canoe shaped floats attached to the feet and used for walking on water with the aid of a paddle …   Useful english dictionary

  • podiatry —   n. Medicine, study of abnormalities of feet.    ♦ podology, n. physiological study of feet.    ♦ podoscaph, n. boat shaped boot for walking on water; boat with bicycle mechanism …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pod- — combining form or podo Etymology: Greek, from pod , pous more at foot 1. : foot podology …   Useful english dictionary

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