Examples from the Web for millipede
If there is pathos in this, there is bathos in his apostrophe to the millipede, beginning "Poor sowbug!"Medical Essays|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
The millipede cautiously reared its head from the sand and felt timidly about.Jungle Peace|William Beebe
Hypopi have been found in the gill chambers of a mollusk and in the gonads of a millipede (Baker and Wharton, 1952).The Biotic Associations of Cockroaches|Louis M. Roth
The last pair of legs in the centipede and millipede are never used for walking, and are generally much longer than the rest.Chatterbox, 1905.|Various
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Word Origin for millipede
Word Origin and History for millipede
also millepede, c.1600, from Latin millepeda "wood louse," a type of crawling insect, from mille "thousand" (see million) + pes (genitive pedis) "foot" (see foot (n.)). Probably a loan-translation of Greek chiliopous.