Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having long or large feet or legs.
- n. A long-legged or long-footed animal.
- n. A marsupial of the family Macropodidae, which includes the kangaroos, wallabies, tree kangaroos and pademelons.
- n. Any one of a group of maioid crabs remarkable for the length of their legs; — called also spider crab.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Zoöl.) Any one of a group of maioid crabs remarkable for the length of their legs; -- called also
“Jude Eliacin, a 39-year-old customer, wondered whether there's a difference between the animals, both members of the macropod family.”
“Yadav, had studied macropod distribution on small land-bridge islands offshore from western Australia.”
“They calculated the density at which each macropod species populated its habitat.”
“Some of the smaller islands held only a single macropod species, the tammar or the rock wallaby.”
“Main and Yadav were interested in macropod conservation, not theory.”
“Hi LA Lawyer, You could export the userform from its existing document, then macropod replied to LA Lawyer on Thursday, April 15, 2010 3: 14 AM”
“Later that day a mother-of-three encountered the aroused kangaroo at a night-time speedway meeting, while a man said he challenged the intimidating macropod and came off second best, receiving a swift punch in response.”
“In Greek, macropod means "long foot", which is appropriate as most macropods have very long hind feet with long strong toes.”
“The Euro is another term for the wallaroo, a macropod found over most of eastern Australia.”
“For each island under scrutiny, they noted the presence or absence of various macropod species, the island’s size, and its diversity of vegetation.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘macropod’.
A somewhat discriminatory list of words and phrases collected for their euphonic or arcane appeal, interesting etymology, or concise definition of an otherwise unnamed phenomenon or concept.
Names of some of our non-placental animal friends
Kangaroos and other marsupials.
...words to be reassigned as time allows.
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