Share this entry

endite Line breaks: end|ite
Pronunciation: /ˈɛndʌɪt/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of endite in English:

noun

Zoology
An inwardly directed lobe on a limb segment of an arthropod, especially on the protopodite of a crustacean limb.

Origin

Late 19th century: from endo- 'within' + -ite1.

Definition of endite in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day haughty
Pronunciation: ˈhôdē
adjective
arrogantly superior and disdainful