centipede

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cen·ti·pede

 (sĕn′tə-pēd′)
n.
Any of various predatory arthropods of the class Chilopoda, having a long flattened body composed of segments, each bearing a pair of jointed appendages. The appendages of the foremost body segment are modified into venomous claws. Also called chilopod.

[Latin centipeda : centi-, centi- + pēs, ped-, foot; see -ped.]

centipede

(ˈsɛntɪˌpiːd)
n
(Animals) any carnivorous arthropod of the genera Lithobius, Scutigera, etc, having a body of between 15 and 190 segments, each bearing one pair of legs: class Chilopoda. See also myriapod

cen•ti•pede

(ˈsɛn təˌpid)

n.
any predaceous segmented arthropod of the class Chilopoda, with a pair of legs on each segment, the first pair being modified into poison fangs.
[1595–1605; < Latin centipeda. See centi-, -pede]
cen•tip′e•dal (-ˈtɪp ɪ dl) adj.

cen·ti·pede

(sĕn′tə-pēd′)
Any of various worm-like arthropods whose bodies are divided into many segments, each with a pair of legs. The front legs have venom glands and are used as pincers to catch prey. Compare millipede.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.centipede - chiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs, the foremost pair being modified as prehensorscentipede - chiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs, the foremost pair being modified as prehensors
arthropod - invertebrate having jointed limbs and a segmented body with an exoskeleton made of chitin
Chilopoda, class Chilopoda - arthropods having the trunk composed of numerous somites each bearing one pair of legs: centipedes
house centipede, Scutigera coleoptrata - long-legged centipede common in damp places as e.g. cellars
Translations
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stonožka
skolopender
juoksujalkainen
margfætla
지네
šimtakojis
simtkājis
stonoga
stonožka
stonoga
tandu

centipede

[ˈsentɪpiːd] Nciempiés m inv

centipede

[ˈsɛntɪpiːd] nmille-pattes m inv

centipede

centipede

[ˈsɛntɪˌpiːd] nmillepiedi m inv, centopiedi m inv

centipede

(ˈsentipiːd) noun
a type of very small worm-like animal with many legs.