scolopendra

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noun scol·o·pen·dra \ˈskä-lə-ˈpen-drə\

Definition of scolopendra

Origin and Etymology of scolopendra

New Latin, genus of centipedes, from Latin, a kind of millipede, from Greek skolopendra


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