any of an order (Isopoda) of mostly aquatic malacostracan crustaceans with a flat, oval body and seven pairs of walking legs of similar size and form, each pair attached to a segment of the thorax
Origin of isopodfrom Modern Latin from iso- + -pod
of an isopod or the isopods
Any of numerous marine, freshwater, and terrestrial crustaceans of the order Isopoda, characterized by a flattened segmented body usually bearing seven pairs of legs and including the woodlice and gribbles.
Origin of isopodFrom New Latin &Imacron;sopoda order name iso- New Latin -poda -pod