Leaf-footed
Leaf-footed Leaf"-foot`ed, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having leaflike expansions on the legs; -- said of certain insects; as, the leaf-footed bug ({Leptoglossus phyllopus}). [1913 Webster]

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  • leaf-footed — adjective Having feet that resemble leaves …   Wiktionary

  • leaf-footed — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : having leaflike expansions on the appendages : phyllopodous …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaf-footed bug — noun large sap sucking bug with leaflike expansions on the legs • Syn: ↑leaf foot bug • Hypernyms: ↑coreid bug, ↑coreid • Member Holonyms: ↑Leptoglossus, ↑genus Leptoglossus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • leaf-footed bug — /leef foot id/ any of numerous plant sucking or predaceous bugs of the family Coreidae, typically having leaflike legs: several species are pests of food crops. Also called coreid bug. * * * …   Universalium

  • Florida leaf-footed bug — Taxobox | name = Florida leaf footed bug image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera familia = Coreidae genus = Acanthocephala species = A. femorata binomial = Acanthocephala femorata binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • leaf — leafless, adj. leaflike, adj. /leef/, n., pl. leaves /leevz/, v. n. 1. one of the expanded, usually green organs borne by the stem of a plant. 2. any similar or corresponding lateral outgrowth of a stem. 3. a petal: a rose leaf. 4. leaves… …   Universalium

  • Leaf — /leef/, n. Munro /mun roh /, 1905 76, U.S. author and illustrator of books for children. * * * I Any flattened, green outgrowth from the stem of a vascular plant. Leaves manufacture oxygen and glucose, which nourishes and sustains both plants and …   Universalium

  • leaf-foot bug — noun large sap sucking bug with leaflike expansions on the legs • Syn: ↑leaf footed bug • Hypernyms: ↑coreid bug, ↑coreid • Member Holonyms: ↑Leptoglossus, ↑genus Leptoglossus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • South American yellow-footed tortoise — Physical characteristics and appearance Several yellow head scales and a horizontal bar behind its eye. The carapace (shell top) is black with a small, distinct yellow area around the areola on each scute (shell scale). Adult males reach a length …   Wikipedia

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