Definition of "tetrapod" [tet•ra•pod]

  • (adjective) Having four feet, legs, or leglike appendages.
  • (noun) A vertebrate animal with four feet, legs, or leglike appendages.

Use "tetrapod" in a sentence

  • "Might they reflect my ‘real’ interests, or might they perhaps indicate which areas within tetrapod zoology are currently the most happening, interesting or sexy?"
  • "One of my favourite ‘fringe’ subjects within tetrapod zoology concerns the alleged ability of eagles to attack and kill unusually large mammals, including people."
  • "I will warn you, pre-emptively, that the affinities and ancestry of turtles is one of the most controversial subjects within tetrapod zoology ...."

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