multiped

[ muhl-ti-ped ]

adjective
  1. having many feet.

Origin of multiped

1
1595–1605; <Latin multiped- (stem of multipēs) many-footed. See multi-, -ped
  • Also mul·ti·pede [muhl-ti-peed]. /ˈmʌl tɪˌpid/.

Words Nearby multiped

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How to use multiped in a sentence

  • It was the on-coming of a grisly, striped, argus-eyed multiped, with fifty heads.

    The Red Debt | Everett MacDonald

British Dictionary definitions for multiped

multiped

multipede (ˈmʌltɪˌpiːd)

/ (ˈmʌltɪˌpɛd) rare /


adjective
  1. having many feet

noun
  1. an insect or animal having many feet

Origin of multiped

1
C17: from Latin multipēs

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