pinnipedes definition

  • noun-plural:
    • identical to steganopodes.
  • others:
    • In ornithology:
    • Identical To Pinnatipedes.
    • Same as Totipalmatæ or Steganopodes.
    • In mammalogy, just like Pinnipedia.
    • In Crustacea, crabs which have some of the limbs like flippers, fitted for swimming; the paddle-crabs, shuttle-crabs, or swimming-crabs. See cut under paddle-crab.

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