Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as chilopodous.
  • noun One of the Chilopoda; a centiped. Also chilopodan.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A myriapod of the order Chilopoda.

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  • noun Any animal in the class Chilopoda.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin Chīlopoda, class name : Greek kheilos, lip + New Latin -poda, -pod (so called because the foremost pair of legs are jawlike appendages).]

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Ancient Greek χεῖλος (cheîlos, "lip").

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