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ˈtɛr əˌpɒdptero·pod

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  1. pteropodnoun

    Any of several small marine gastropod mollusks, of the suborder Thecosomata, that have winglike lobes on the feet; the sea butterfly

  2. pteropodadjective

    Of or pertaining to these creatures

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pteropodnoun

    one of the Pteropoda

  2. Etymology: [Gr. wing-footed; a feather, wing + , , foot: cf. F. ptropode.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pteropod

    ter′ō-pod, n. one of a class of molluscs which move about by means of wing-like appendages attached to the sides of the head, which are not, however, homologous to the foot of other molluscs:—pl. Pterop′oda. [Gr. pteron, wing, pous, podos, foot.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pteropod in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pteropod in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1


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