Apod Ap"od, Apode Ap"ode, n.; pl. {Apods}or {Apodes}. [Gr. ?, ?, footless; 'a priv. + ?, ?, foot.] (Zo["o]l.) One of certain animals that have no feet or footlike organs; esp. one of certain fabulous birds which were said to have no feet. [1913 Webster]

Note: The bird of paradise formerly had the name {Paradisea apoda}, being supposed to have no feet, as these were wanting in the specimens first obtained from the East Indies. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • Apodes — Ap o*des, n. pl. [NL., masc. pl. See {Apoda}.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) An order of fishes without ventral fins, including the eels. (b) A group of holothurians destitute of suckers. See {Apneumona}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apŏdes — (Zool.), so v.w. Apoda …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Apŏdes — (Kahlbäuche), Unterordnung der Knochenfische, s. Fische …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Apodes — Gymnophiona Gymnophiona …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Apodes — Aalartige Europäischer Aal (Anguilla anguilla) Systematik Reihe: Knochenfische (Osteichthyes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Apodes — …   Википедия

  • apodes — ap·o·des …   English syllables

  • apodes — I. ˈapəˌdēz noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, masculine & feminine plural of apod , apous footless 1. : a group of soft finned, elongated, and …   Useful english dictionary

  • order Apodes — noun elongate fishes with pelvic fins and girdle absent or reduced • Syn: ↑Anguilliformes, ↑order Anguilliformes • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Malacopterygii, ↑superorder Malacopterygii …   Useful english dictionary

  • Безногие рыбы — (Apodes) см. табл. Рыбы; порядок отверстопузырных костистых рыб (Physostomi); делится на 2 группы: к одной причисляются рыбы, имеющие и грудные и брюшные плавники (Abdominales), к другой рыбы, не имеющие брюшных плавников; последним и дано… …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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