multiped

[ muhl-ti-ped ]
/ ˈmʌl tɪˌpɛd /

adjective

having many feet.

Nearby words

  1. multiparity,
  2. multiparous,
  3. multipartite,
  4. multiparty,
  5. multipath,
  6. multiphase,
  7. multiplane,
  8. multiplayer,
  9. multiple,
  10. multiple allele

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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