scolopendra

noun
scol·​o·​pen·​dra | \ ˌskä-lə-ˈpen-drə How to pronounce scolopendra (audio) \

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First Known Use of scolopendra

1608, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scolopendra

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

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