from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See swimmeret.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One of the abdominal legs of a crustacean.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the abdominal legs of a crustacean. See Illust. under crustacea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One of the abdominal limbs of a crustacean; a swimmeret.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- 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
ple- (“swimming”) + -o- + -pod (“foot”) (Wiktionary)