chilopod

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chi·lo·pod

 (kī′lə-pŏd′)
n.

[From New Latin Chīlopoda, class name : Greek kheilos, lip + New Latin -poda, -pod (so called because the foremost pair of legs are jawlike appendages).]

chi·lo·pod′ adj.

chilopod

(ˈkaɪləˌpɒd)
n
(Animals) any arthropod of the class Chilopoda, which includes the centipedes. See also myriapod
[C19: from New Latin Chilopoda, from Greek kheilos lip + pous foot; referring to the modification of the first pair of legs into jawlike claws]
chilopodan n, adj
chiˈlopodous adj

chi•lo•pod

(ˈkaɪ ləˌpɒd)

n.
any arthropod of the class Chilopoda, comprising the centipedes.
[1820–30; < New Latin Chilopoda; see chilo-, -pod]
chi•lop′o•dous (-ˈlɒp ə dəs) adj.
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