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- proper n. A taxonomic class within the subphylum Myriapoda — the millipedes.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n.pl. An order of myriapods having two pairs of legs on each segment; the Chilognatha.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The millepeds as an order of myriapods; the Chilognatha (which see): so called from the doubling in number of the legs, most of the segments of the body having two pairs: contrasted with Chilopoda.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
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