Definition of podeon in English:

podeon

noun

Entomology
rare
  • Edward Newman's term for: a narrow abdominal segment forming or corresponding to the petiole of a hymenopteran.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Edward Newman (1801–1876), naturalist. From ancient Greek ποδεών a narrow end from ποδ-, πούς foot + -εών, suffix forming nouns.

Pronunciation

podeon

/ˈpəʊdɪən/