What does apodal mean?

apodal meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1769, from Greek apous (from apod- "footless," from a-, privative prefix, see a- (3), + pous "foot;" see foot (letter.)) + -al.


apodal meaning in General Dictionary

(of snakes and eels) normally footless

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  • Without legs; footless.
  • Destitute of the ventral fin, whilst the eels.

apodal meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) Without legs; footless.

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  • (letter.) Destitute of the ventral fin, as the eels.

Sentence Examples with the word apodal

The larvae are white, fleshy, apodal grubs, with a series of tubercles along each side of the body; the head is round, and bears strong jaws, and sometimes rudimentary ocelli.

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