insect (sense )
Origin of hexapodfrom Classical Greek hexapous (gen. hexapodos): see hexa- and -pod
having six legs, as a true insect
Any of numerous six-legged arthropods of the subphylum Hexapoda, which includes the insects and several groups formerly classified as insects, such as the springtails.
- Of or belonging to the subphylum Hexapoda.
- Having six legs or feet.
Origin of hexapodFrom New Latin Hexapoda class name Greek hexa- hexa- New Latin -poda -pod