[ kahy-luh-pod ]
/ ˈkaɪ ləˌpɒd /
any arthropod of the class Chilopoda, comprising the centipedes.
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OTHER WORDS FROM chilopodchi·lop·o·dous [kahy-lop-uh-duhs], /kaɪˈlɒp ə dəs/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chilopod
/ (ˈkaɪləˌpɒd) /
any arthropod of the class Chilopoda, which includes the centipedesSee also myriapod
Derived forms of chilopodchilopodan (kaɪˈlɒpədən), noun, adjectivechilopodous, adjective
Word Origin for chilopod
C19: from New Latin Chilopoda, from Greek kheilos lip + pous foot; referring to the modification of the first pair of legs into jawlike claws
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