pleopod definition by Webster's New World
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Zool. any of the biramous appendages attached to the abdomen of higher crustaceans; swimmeret
Origin: ; from Classical Greek pleōn, present participle of plein, to swim (; from Indo-European base an unverified form pleu-, to run, flow) plush -pod
pleopod definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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