from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as arthropodous.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to invertebrates of the phylum Arthropoda


Sorry, no etymologies found.


Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word arthropodal.


  • Perhaps it was merely a kind of arthropodal pack rat and wished to add you to its collection.

    The Dig Foster, Alan Dean, 1946- 1995

  • I could also add an ultrasonic fogger I found that's a volcano if the walls of the tank were a little higher: scorpions don't go up sheer surfaces like geckoes, but a rough plastic incline they could probably do, and the volcano's high enough to put them within reach of the edge, returning us to the arthropodal Ringworld Ringwall/Fist-of-God scenario I mentioned a couple of months ago.

    book (outgoing&incoming), mail, web, projects badger 2003

  • Pillars and floorboards that stood bare of life under the sun erupt with a swarm of arthropodal activity.

    The annotated budak 2009

  • I know they have there place in the ecosystem and all, and I respect that, it’s not like I’m applying some indiscriminate chemical of mass arthropodal genocide.

    madrigle Diary Entry madrigle 2001


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.