Milleped
Milleped Mil"le*ped (m[i^]l"l[-e]*p[e^]d[i^]), n. [L. millepeda; mille a thousand + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. mille-pieds.] (Zo["o]l.) A myriapod with many legs, esp. a chilognath, as the galleyworm. [Written also {millipede} and {milliped}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • milleped — see millepede …   Useful english dictionary

  • milliped — Milleped Mil le*ped (m[i^]l l[ e]*p[e^]d[i^]), n. [L. millepeda; mille a thousand + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. mille pieds.] (Zo[ o]l.) A myriapod with many legs, esp. a chilognath, as the galleyworm. [Written also {millipede} and {milliped}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • millipede — Milleped Mil le*ped (m[i^]l l[ e]*p[e^]d[i^]), n. [L. millepeda; mille a thousand + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. mille pieds.] (Zo[ o]l.) A myriapod with many legs, esp. a chilognath, as the galleyworm. [Written also {millipede} and {milliped}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Milliped — Mil li*ped, n. (Zo[ o]l.) The same {Milleped}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Polypode — Pol y*pode, n. [Gr. ?, ?, the wood louse, milleped: cf. F. polypode. See {Polyp}.] (Zo[ o]l.) An animal having many feet; a myriapod. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mil|li|pede — «MIHL uh peed», noun. any one of a class of small, wormlike arthropods having a body consisting of many segments, most of which bear two pairs of legs; diplopod: »Millipedes do not rank as a major agricultural pest (Science News). Also, milleped …   Useful english dictionary

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