plural noun Scol·o·pen·drel·li·dae \-ləˌdē\

Definition of Scolopendrellidae

  1. :  a family of minute terrestrial arthropods (class Symphyla) with the first pair of legs usually reduced or imperfect — see scolopendrella

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Origin and Etymology of scolopendrellidae

New Latin, from Scolopendrella, type genus + -idae

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