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}.] [1913 Webster]

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

  • milliped — noun any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs • Syn: ↑millipede, ↑millepede • Hypernyms: ↑arthropod • Member Holonyms: ↑Diplopoda, ↑class Diplopoda, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • milliped — mil·li·ped …   English syllables

  • Trichopetalum whitei — Taxobox name = Trichopetalum whitei regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Myriapoda classis = Diplopoda ordo = Chordeumatida familia = Trichopetalidae genus = Trichopetalum species = T. whitei binomial = Trichopetalum whitei binomial… …   Wikipedia

  • Galley-worm — Gal ley worm , n. [Prob. so called because the numerous legs along the sides move rhythmically like the oars of a galley.] (Zo[ o]l.) A chilognath myriapod of the genus {Iulus}, and allied genera, having numerous short legs along the sides; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   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

  • Myriapoda — Myr i*ap o*da, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? numberless + poda.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class, or subclass, of arthropods, related to the hexapod insects, from which they differ in having the body made up of numerous similar segments, nearly all of which bear… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Causeyella causeyae — taxobox name = Causey s cave millipede regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Myriapoda classis = Diplopoda superordp = Coelocheta ordo = Chordeumatida familia = Trichopetalidae genus = Causeyella species = C. causeyae binomial =… …   Wikipedia

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