any of a class (Scaphopoda) of mollusks that live in muddy or sandy sea bottoms and have slightly curved, tubular shells open at both ends with a long, pointed, protrusile foot at the larger end
Origin of scaphopod; from Classical Greek skaphos, a ship (see scaphoid) + -pod
See tusk shell.
Origin of scaphopodFrom New Latin Scaphopoda, class name : Greek skaph&emacron;, boat + New Latin -poda, -pod.
- tusk shell