Definition of platypod in US English:

platypod

noun

rare
  • An animal or bird having broad or flat feet.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Benjamin Smart (d. 1872), elocutionist and grammarian. From platy- + -pod, after scientific Latin Platypoda or French platypode.

Pronunciation

platypod

/ˈplatɪpɒd/