Definition of Apode

1. Noun. An animal that has no feet or footlike organs ¹



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Definition of Apode

1. apod [n -S] - See also: apod

Medical Definition of Apode

1. Origin: Gr, footless; priv. +, foot. One of certain animals that have no feet or footlike organs; especially. One of certain fabulous birds which were said to have no feet. The bird of paradise formerly had the name Paradisea apoda, being supposed to have no feet, as these were wanting in the specimens first obtained from the East Indies. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apode

apocrypha
apocryphal
apocryphalist
apocryphalists
apocryphally
apocryphalness
apocynaceous
apocyneous
apocynin
apocynthion
apocytochrome
apod
apoda
apodal
apodan
apode (current term)
apodeictic
apodeictics
apodeme
apodemes
apodemialgia
apodes
apodia
apodictic
apodictical
apodictically
apodicticity
apodiform bird
apodioxis
apodixis

Literary usage of Apode

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1. Lakeland Words: A Collection of Dialect Words and Phrases, as Used in by B. Kirkby (1898)
"On the other hand it is held by dialect speakers that apode is nearer the true pronunciation. A native of North Westmorland would say of a contentious ..."

2. De apodis cancriformis Schaeff: Anatome et historia evolutionis; commentatio by Ernst Gustav Zaddach (1841)
"Haec pars adhuc in Daphnia et in apode tantum observata est. ... in apode cordis ventriculus arteriosus non forma quidem , sed situ et eo, quod inter oculos ..."

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