Hexapod meaning

hĕksə-pŏd
Any of numerous six-legged arthropods of the subphylum Hexapoda, which includes the insects and several groups formerly classified as insects, such as the springtails.
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Of or belonging to the subphylum Hexapoda.
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Having six legs or feet.
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Having six legs, as a true insect.
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Any of numerous six-legged arthropods of the subphylum Hexapoda, which includes the insects and several groups formerly classified as insects, such as the springtails.
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Of or belonging to the subphylum Hexapoda.
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Having six legs or feet.
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Any organism or being with six legs.
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An arthropod with six feet; a member of subphylum Hexapoda.
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(dated) An insect.
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Having six feet, six-footed; belonging to the subphylum Hexapoda, hexapodous.
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Origin of hexapod

  • From New Latin Hexapoda class name Greek hexa- hexa- New Latin -poda -pod

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition