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[plat-i-pod] /ˈplæt ɪˌpɒd/

Also, platypodous
[pluh-tip-uh-duh s] /pləˈtɪp ə dəs/ (Show IPA). having a broad foot, as certain gastropod mollusks.
a platypod animal.


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