myriapod

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noun myr·ia·pod \ˈmir-ē-ə-ˌpäd\

Definition of myriapod

  1. :  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

less commonly

myriopod

adjective

Variants of myriapod

less commonly

myriopod

Origin and Etymology of myriapod

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


First Known Use: 1826


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myriapod

myr·ia·pod

Medical Definition of myriapod

variant of myriopod

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