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Apodal

Apod \Ap"od\, Apodal \Ap"o*dal\, a. [See Apod, n.]

  1. Without feet; footless.

  2. (Zo["o]l.) Destitute of the ventral fin, as the eels.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

apodal

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

WordNet

apodal

adj. (of snakes and eels) naturally footless; "eels are apodal" [syn: apodous]

Wiktionary

apodal

a. (context biology English) without feet or foot-like body parts; legless