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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the basal abdominal feet of certain male crustaceans which are specialized as auxiliary reproductive organs, as one of the pair of penes of a crab.

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  • noun zoology A pleopod that is specialized for fertilisation in the males of some decapods.

Etymologies

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gono- + -pod

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