One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(In molluscs) the soft structure lying below or anterior to the visceral mass, consisting of the head merging into the protrusible foot (in a gastropod) or into the tentacles (in a cephalopod).
1920s; earliest use found in Encyclopaedia Britannica. From head + foot, after head-footed.
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