Polypode Pol`y*pode, n. [Cf. F. polypode. See {Polypody}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Polypodium}; polypody. [Written also {polypod}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • polypod —   [griechisch polýpous »vielfüßig«], bezeichnet Insektenlarven, die die volle Zahl an Segmenten und Extremitätenpaaren besitzen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • polypod — adj. & n. Zool. adj. having many feet. n. a polypod animal. Etymology: F polypode (adj.) f. Gk (as POLYPUS) …   Useful english dictionary

  • polypod — /pol ee pod /, adj. (of insect larvae) having many feet. [ < It (1913) < Gk, s. of polýpous many footed; see POLYP] * * * …   Universalium

  • polypod — 1. adjective a) Having many feet. b) Of or pertaining to the Polypoda. 2. noun a) An animal with many feet b) Any fern of the family Polypodiaceae …   Wiktionary

  • polypod — po|ly|pod <aus gr. polýpous »vielfüßig«, vgl. ↑Polyp> Insektenlarven bezeichnend, die die volle Zahl an Segmenten u. Extremitätenpaaren besitzen (Zool.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • polypod — pol·y·pod || pÉ™ lɪpÉ™d adj. having many feet or legs (animal) n. type of plant of the Polypodium genus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polypod — adjective Zoology having many feet or foot like appendages. Origin C18: from Fr. polypode many footed …   English new terms dictionary

  • polypod — poly·pod …   English syllables

  • polypod —   a.,n. many legged (animal) …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • polypod larva — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) 1. An insect larval stage found in Lepidoptera and some Hymenoptera with thoracic appendages and caterpillar like abdominal locomotory processes (prolegs); polypodeiform; eruciform larva; see protopod larva; campodeiform… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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