adj. [L. bis, two; Gr. pous, foot]
Having one pair of legs. bipody n; see tetrapod.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • bipod — noun Etymology: bi + pod (as in tripod) Date: 1922 a 2 legged support …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bipod — /buy pod/, n. a two legged support, as for an automatic rifle. [1935 40; BI 1 + POD] * * * …   Universalium

  • bipod — noun A two legged stand. See Also: biped, quadruped, tripod …   Wiktionary

  • bipod —    A two legged rest or stand, as for a rifle or machine gun …   Forensic science glossary

  • bipod — n. two legged support …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bipod — [ bʌɪpɒd] noun a two legged stand or support …   English new terms dictionary

  • bipod — bi·pod …   English syllables

  • bipod — bi•pod [[t]ˈbaɪ pɒd[/t]] n. a two legged support, as for a rifle • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

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