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One entry found for millipede.
Main Entry: mil·li·pede
Pronunciation: primarystressmil-schwa-secondarystresspemacrond
Function: noun
Etymology: from Latin millepeda "a small crawling animal," literally "a thousand-footed animal," from mille "thousand" and ped-, pes "foot'
: any of a class of arthropods having a long segmented body with a hard covering, two pairs of legs on most segments, and unlike the related centipedes no poison fangs
[millipede illustration]

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