Multiped
Multiped Mul"ti*ped, n. [L. multipes, multipeda; multus much, many + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. multip[`e]de.] (Zo["o]l.) An insect having many feet, as a myriapod. [1913 Webster]

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  • multiped — [mul′tipēd΄mul′tə ped΄] adj. [L multipes (gen. multipedis) < multi ,MULTI + pes (gen. pedis), FOOT] having many feet n. Rare a multiped animal or insect: Also multipede [mul′tipēd΄] …   English World dictionary

  • Multiped — Mul ti*ped, a. Having many feet. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • multiped — I. ˈməltə̇ˌped noun ( s) Etymology: Latin multipeda & Late Latin multiped , multipes; Latin multipeda from multi + peda (from ped , pes foot); Late Latin multiped , multipes from Latin multiped , multipes, adjective more at foot : a multiped… …   Useful english dictionary

  • multiped — /mul ti ped /, adj. having many feet. Also, multipede /mul ti peed /. [1595 1605; < L multiped (s. of multipes) many footed. See MULTI , PED] * * * …   Universalium

  • multiped — mul·ti·ped …   English syllables

  • multiped — /ˈmʌltipɛd/ (say multeeped) adjective 1. having many feet. –noun 2. a creature that has many feet. Also, multipede /ˈmʌltipid/ (say multeepeed). {Latin multipēs (adjective and noun) many footed} …   Australian English dictionary

  • mul|ti|pede — «MUHL tuh peed», adjective, noun. = multiped. (Cf. ↑multiped) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fore — (f[=o]r), a. [See {Fore}, adv.] Advanced, as compared with something else; toward the front; being or coming first, in time, place, order, or importance; preceding; anterior; antecedent; earlier; forward; opposed to {back} or {behind}; as, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fore bay — Fore Fore (f[=o]r), a. [See {Fore}, adv.] Advanced, as compared with something else; toward the front; being or coming first, in time, place, order, or importance; preceding; anterior; antecedent; earlier; forward; opposed to {back} or {behind};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fore body — Fore Fore (f[=o]r), a. [See {Fore}, adv.] Advanced, as compared with something else; toward the front; being or coming first, in time, place, order, or importance; preceding; anterior; antecedent; earlier; forward; opposed to {back} or {behind};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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