Podura Po*du"ra, n.; pl. L. {Podur[ae]}, E. {Poduras}. [NL.; Gr. poy`s, podo`s, foot + ? tail.] Any small leaping thysanurous insect of the genus {Podura} and related genera; a springtail. [1913 Webster]

{Podura scale} (Zo["o]l.), one of the minute scales with which the body of a podura is covered. They are used as test objects for the microscope. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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