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multiped

[ muhl-ti-ped ]
/ ˈmʌl tɪˌpɛd /
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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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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
having many feet
noun
an insect or animal having many feet

Word Origin for multiped

C17: from Latin multipēs
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