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 prosobranchiata.


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  • Patches of Acacia spp., spinifex Triodia spp., and isolated Ficus platypoda and Eucalyptus terminalis are also found.

    Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Australia

  • 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.

    Australia Twice Traversed, Illustrated,

  • CASSIA (platypoda), glabra, foliis unijugis; foliolis linearibus apiculo recurvo duplo angustioribus rachi aversa lanceolato-lineari.

    Expedition into Central Australia


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