campodeid

[ kam-poh-dee-id ]
/ kæmˈpoʊ di ɪd /

noun

any eyeless, wingless, primitive insect of the family Campodeidae, having two long, many-segmented appendages at the rear of its abdomen.

adjective

belonging or pertaining to the family Campodeidae.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of campodeid

<New Latin Campodeidae name of the family, equivalent to Campode(a) name of the genus (<Greek kámp(ē) caterpillar + New Latin -odea-ode1) + -idae-id2
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for campodeid