plural noun
Chi·​log·​na·​tha | \ kīˈlägnəthə \

Definition of Chilognatha

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a subclass of Diplopoda that includes the typical millipedes with chitinous exoskeleton reinforced with calcareous deposits — compare pselaphognatha


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Definition of Chilognatha (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of diplopoda

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Other Words from Chilognatha

Plural noun

chilognathan \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗⸗thən \ adjective or noun
chilognathous \ (ˈ)⸗¦⸗⸗thəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Chilognatha

Plural noun

New Latin, from chil- + -gnatha

New Latin, from chil- + -gnatha

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“Chilognatha.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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