The definition of a podite is a segment of the leg of an arthropod.noun
An example of a podite is the leg of a crab or a spider.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- an arthropod appendage
- a clearly defined segment of such an appendage
Origin: < -pod + -ite
- poditic adjective
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Origin: Greek pous, pod-, foot; see ped- in Indo-European roots + -ite1.
- po·ditˈic adjective