multiped

[ muhl-ti-ped ]
/ ˈmʌl tɪˌpɛd /

adjective

having many feet.

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Also mul·ti·pede [muhl-ti-peed] /ˈmʌl tɪˌpid/.

Origin of multiped

1595–1605; < Latin multiped- (stem of multipēs) many-footed. See multi-, -ped
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British Dictionary definitions for multiped

multiped

multipede (ˈmʌltɪˌpiːd)

/ (ˈmʌltɪˌpɛd) rare /

adjective

having many feet

noun

an insect or animal having many feet

Word Origin for multiped

C17: from Latin multipēs
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