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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The popular name of an articulated arthropod animal of the class Myriapoda and order Chilopoda: so called from having many legs (indefinitely called a hundred), there being a pair to each segment or somite of the body.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Archaic form of centipede.

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