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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A segment of an appendage of an arthropod.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A limb or leg of a crustacean, especially when developed as an ambulatory appendage, or leg fitted for walking. See endopodite, exopodite, epipodite; also basipodite, coxopodite, dactylopodite, ischiopodite, meropodite, propodite, and cuts under Podophthalmia.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots + –ite.]

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