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Meaning of PLEOPOD

Pronunciation:  'pleeu`pâd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  one of the paired abdominal appendages of certain aquatic crustaceans that function primarily for carrying the eggs in females and are usually adapted for swimming
 

PLEOPOD is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: swimmeret
 
 See Also: appendage, extremity, isopod, lobster, member, shrimp

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ple"o*pod\, n.; pl. E. {Pleopods}, L. {Pleopoda}. [Gr.
? to swim + -pod.] (Zo["o]l.)
One of the abdominal legs of a crustacean. See Illust. under
{Crustacea}.

 

 

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