myriapod

noun myr·ia·pod \ ˈmir-ē-ə-ˌpäd \
variants: or less commonly myriopod

Definition of myriapod

: any of a group (Myriapoda) of arthropods having the body made up of numerous similar segments nearly all of which bear true jointed legs and including the millipedes and centipedes

myriapod

or less commonly myriopod adjective

Origin and Etymology of myriapod

ultimately from Greek myrioi + pod-, pous foot — more at foot


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