Definition of arthropodous in US English:

arthropodous

adjective

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

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. From arthro- + -podous, after Arthropoda or its etymon scientific Latin Arthropoda.

Pronunciation

arthropodous

/ɑːˈθrɒpədəs/