Definition of podal in US English:

podal

adjective

Zoology
  • Of or relating to a foot or footlike organ or part; = "pedal".

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in James Dana (1813–1895), geologist, zoologist, and teacher. Irregularly from ancient Greek ποδ-, πούς foot + -al.

Pronunciation

podal

/ˈpəʊdl/