peripatus
noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Greek peripatos act of walking about, from peri- + patein to tread Date: circa 1931 any of a class or phylum (Onychophora) of primitive tropical wormlike invertebrates that appear intermediate between annelid worms and arthropods

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  • Peripatus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Peripatus Peripatus Clasificación científica …   Wikipedia Español

  • peripatus — perìpatus m DEFINICIJA zool. crvonožac (Peripatus torquatus, koljeno Onychophora) veličine do 15 cm, prijelazni oblik između kolutićavaca i člankonožaca ETIMOLOGIJA peri + grč. pátos: stupanje …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Peripatus — Pe*rip a*tus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a walking about.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of lowly organized arthropods, found in South Africa, Australia, and tropical America. It constitutes the order Malacopoda. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peripătus — Peripătus, nach Audouin Gattung der Ringelwürmer: die hervorstehenden Füße sind mit weichen Haaren besetzt, ohne Borsten u. Auswuchs; Art: P. culiformis, wurmförmig, 2–3 Zoll lang, aus Cayenne …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Peripatus — Peripatus, s. Urtracheaten …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Peripatus — Taxobox | name = Peripatus image width = 280px image caption = regnum = Animalia phylum = Onychophora familia = Peripatidae genus = Peripatus genus authority = Guilding, 1826 Peripatus is a genus of Onychophora (Velvet worms). It is said to be a… …   Wikipedia

  • peripatus — pe·rip·a·tus (pə rĭpʹə təs) n. See onychophoran.   [New Latin Peripatus, genus name, from Greek peripatos, walking about, from peripatein, to walk about. See peripatetic.] * * * …   Universalium

  • peripatus — noun Any onychophoran of the genus Peripatus …   Wiktionary

  • peripatus — pe·rip·a·tus …   English syllables

  • peripatus — /pəˈrɪpətəs/ (say puh ripuhtuhs) noun → onychophoran. {New Latin, from Greek peripatos pacing about} …   Australian English dictionary

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