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Pronunciation of Lycopodium: Learn how to pronounce Lycopodium in English correctly

Learn how to say Lycopodium correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word lycopodium:

a plant of a genus that includes the common clubmosses.
Genus Lycopodium, family Lycopodiaceae
(usually lycopodium powder or lycopodium seed) [mass noun] a fine flammable powder consisting of clubmoss spores, formerly used as an absorbent in surgery, in experiments in the physical sciences, and in making fireworks.

modern Latin, from Greek lukos ‘wolf’ + pous, pod- ‘foot’ (because of the claw-like shape of the root)