Definition of pygopod in English:

pygopod

noun

  • Zoology. Any of various lizards constituting the Australian family Pygopodidae, which are snake-like forms having no forelimbs and only rudimentary hindlimbs.

adjective

  • Zoology. Of or relating to the family Pygopodidae.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From pygo- + -pod).

Pronunciation

pygopod

/ˈpʌɪɡə(ʊ)pɒd/