cen·ti·pede noun \ˈsent-ə-ˌpēd\
: any member of the class Chilopoda of long flattened many-segmented predaceous arthropods with each segment bearing one pair of legs of which the foremost pair is modified into poison fangs
Illustration of CENTIPEDE
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up centipede? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).