Hexapod
Hexapod Hex"a*pod, a. [Gr. ?, ?, sixfooted; "e`x six + ?, ?, foot: cf. F. hexapode.] Having six feet. -- n. (Zo["o]l.) An animal having six feet; one of the Hexapoda. [1913 Webster]

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  • hexapod — HEXAPÓD, Ă, hexapozi, de, adj. (Despre animale) Care are şase picioare. ♦ (Substantivat, n.; la pl.) Clasă de insecte cu şase picioare; p. ext. denumire mai veche dată insectelor; (şi la sg.) insectă care face parte din această clasă. – Din fr.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Hexapod — may refer to: * Subphylum Hexapoda, a group of arthropods including the insects * Hexapod (robotics), six legged walking robots * Stewart platform, a machine platform supported by six struts, used in robotics …   Wikipedia

  • hexapod — 1660s (n.); 1856 (adj.), from Gk. hex six (see SIX (Cf. six)) + pod, from Gk. pod , stem of pous foot (see FOOT (Cf. foot)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • hexapod — [hek′sap′ə deshek′sə päd΄] n. [< Gr hexapous (gen. hexapodos): see HEXA & POD] INSECT (sense 1) adj. having six legs, as a true insect: also hexapodous [hek′sap′ə des] …   English World dictionary

  • Hexapod — Eine typische Konfiguration eines Hexapods als Plattform Ein Hexapod (Hexa griech.: Sechs, pod griech.: Fuß) ist eine räumliche Bewegungs Maschine mit sechs Antriebselementen. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hexapod — I. noun Etymology: Greek hexapod , hexapous having six feet, from hexa + pod , pous foot more at foot Date: 1668 insect 1b II. adjective Date: circa 1847 1. six footed 2. of or relating to insects …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hexapod — hexapodous /hek sap euh deuhs/, adj. /hek seuh pod /, n. 1. a six legged arthropod of the class Insecta (formerly Hexapoda); an insect. adj. 2. having six feet. [1660 70; < Gk hexapod (s. of hexápous) six footed. See HEXA , POD] * * * …   Universalium

  • hexapod — hex•a•pod [[t]ˈhɛk səˌpɒd[/t]] n. 1) ent a six legged arthropod of the class Insecta (formerly Hexapoda); an insect 2) ent of or pertaining to an insect • Etymology: 1660–70; < Gk hexapod , s. of hexápous six footed. See hexa , pod… …   From formal English to slang

  • hexapod — n. & adj. n. any arthropod with six legs; an insect. adj. having six legs. Etymology: Gk hexapous, hexapod (as HEXA , pous pod foot) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hexapod — adj. [Gr. hex, six; pous, foot] 1. Having 3 pairs of legs. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Chelicerata) In larval mites, having or using 3 pairs of legs. hexapody n; see octopod …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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