An animal shaped like a wild boar with the feet an elephant. Legend has it that they and build dams out of rocks and eat skis.


Birth on Mt. Cynthus, on Delos (also the birth place of Artemis)
Gk - pod, s. of -pous, adj. deriv. of pous (foot)
That dam looks like it was built by a cynthrapod
by Bagehot April 12, 2011

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