Definition of tetrapodichnite in English:

tetrapodichnite

noun

rare, historical
  • Usually in plural Edward Hitchcock's name for: the fossil footprints of a four-footed animal, specifically a mammal.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in David Page (1814–1879), geologist and author. From scientific Latin Tetrapodichnites from ancient Greek τετραποδ-, τετράπους four-footed + scientific Latin ichnites.

Pronunciation

tetrapodichnite

/ˌtɛtrəpɒdˈɪknʌɪt/