Definition of arthropodan in English:

arthropodan

adjective

Zoology
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Arthropoda or arthropods.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. From either arthropod or Arthropoda + -an.

Pronunciation

arthropodan

/ˌɑːθrəˈpəʊd(ə)n//ɑːˈθrɒpəd(ə)n/