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 scaphopodfrom Classical Greek skaphos, a ship (see scaphoid) + -pod
See tusk shell.
Origin of scaphopodFrom New Latin Scaphopoda class name Greek skaphē boat New Latin -poda -pod
- tusk shell