from The Century Dictionary.
- In mammalogy,a group of monotremes, named from the genus Platypus. See
Ornithorhynchidæ, and cut under duckbill.
- In conchology, a group of rostriferous gastropods with broad fiat foot fitted for crawling.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun plural (Zoöl.) Same as
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Patches of Acacia spp., spinifex Triodia spp., and isolated Ficus platypoda and Eucalyptus terminalis are also found.
The rocks above, below, and around, were fringed and decked with various vegetations; shrubs and small trees ornamented nearly the whole of the surrounding rocks, amongst which the native fig-tree, Ficus platypoda, was conspicuous.
CASSIA (platypoda), glabra, foliis unijugis; foliolis linearibus apiculo recurvo duplo angustioribus rachi aversa lanceolato-lineari.