from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Lacking feet; apodal.
  • adj. Lacking a ventral fin.
  • n. An animal without feet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Without feet; footless.
  • adj. Destitute of the ventral fin, as the eels.
  • n. One of certain animals that have no feet or footlike organs; esp. one of certain fabulous birds which were said to have no feet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Footless; apodal.
  • n. An apodal or apodous animal; an animal without feet, or supposed to have none; a member of one of the several groups called Apoda or Apodes.


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  • Or the Astronomy Picture of the Day.

    January 12, 2009

  • Or an instance of implanted musical devices. You decide.

    January 12, 2009

  • (Zool. n): without feet, such as whales, some amphibians and reptiles; without fins, as in eels.

    One wonders if this word might be an instance of apocope.

    January 12, 2009