Chilognatha

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plural noun

Chi·​log·​na·​tha
kīˈlägnəthə
: a subclass of Diplopoda that includes the typical millipedes with chitinous exoskeleton reinforced with calcareous deposits compare pselaphognatha
chilognathan
(ˈ)⸗¦⸗⸗thən
adjective or noun
chilognathous
(ˈ)⸗¦⸗⸗thəs
adjective

Chilognatha

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taxonomic synonym of diplopoda

Word History

Etymology

Plural noun

New Latin, from chil- + -gnatha

New Latin, from chil- + -gnatha

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“Chilognatha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chilognatha. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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