noun Scu·tig·era \sk(y)üˈtijərə\

Definition of Scutigera

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Scutigeridae) of centipedes including the house centipede

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Origin and Etymology of scutigera

New Latin scut- + -gera (from Latin gerere to bear) — more at cast

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a trip made at another's expense

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