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chilognath

[ kahy-luhg-nath ]
/ 藞ka瑟 l蓹g藢n忙胃 /
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noun
any member of the diplopod subclass Chilognatha, including millipedes having exoskeletons heavily sclerotized with calcium carbonate.
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Origin of chilognath

<New Latin Chilognatha subclass name, equivalent to Greek cheilo-chilo-1 + -gnatha, neuter plural of -gnathos-gnathous

OTHER WORDS FROM chilognath

chi路log路na路than [kahy-log-nuh-thuhn], /ka瑟藞l蓲g n蓹 胃蓹n/, noun, adjectivechi路log路na路thous, adjective
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