Chilognatha


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Chi`log´na`tha


n. pl.1.(Zool.) One of the two principal orders of myriapods. They have numerous segments, each bearing two pairs of small, slender legs, which are attached ventrally, near together.
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Tentaminum quorundum monographicorum Insecta Myriapoda Chilognatha Latreillii spectantium.