Definition of protopodium in English:

protopodium

noun

Zoology
rare
  • A primitive, typical, or unmodified foot.

Origin

Late 19th century. From proto- + -podium, after post-classical Latin protopodium.

Pronunciation

protopodium

/ˌprəʊtə(ʊ)ˈpəʊdɪəm/