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  • proper n. A taxonomic class within the subphylum Myriapoda — the pauropods.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plural proper n. An order of small myriapods having only nine pairs of legs and destitute of tracheæ.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An order of Myriapoda, represented by the family Pauropodidæ, intermediate to some extent between Chilognatha and Chilopoda, and in some respects unlike either of these.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an obscure class of minute arthropods with branched antennae and 8 to 10 pairs of legs


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