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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any species of chilopod myriapods of the genus Scutigera. They sometimes enter buildings and prey upon insects.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In zoology, a centiped of the genus Scutigera; any member of the family Scutigerid√¶.


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