garden centipede

noun

Definition of garden centipede

: a minute symphilid (Scutigerella immaculata) that often infests the underground parts of truck and greenhouse crops

called also garden symphilid

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“Garden centipede.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/garden%20centipede. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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