Definition of sciapod in US English:

sciapod

(also sciapode, sciopod, skiapod)

noun

  • A member of the Sciapodes; a monopod; a representation of this in art or sculpture.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society. Inferred singular of Sciapodes.

Pronunciation

sciapod

/ˈsʌɪəpɒd/