Definition of Milleped

1. n. A myriapod with many legs, esp. a chilognath, as the galleyworm.



Definition of Milleped

1. milliped [n -S] - See also: milliped

Medical Definition of Milleped

1. A myriapod with many legs, especially. A chilognath, as the galleyworm. Alternative forms: millipede and milliped. Origin: L. Millepeda; mille a thousand + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. Mille-pieds. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milleped

millenium
millennia
millennial
millennialism
millennialisms
millennialist
millennialists
millennials
millennian
millennist
millennists
millennium
millennium bug
millenniumism
millenniums
milleped (current term)
millepede
millepedes
millepeds
millepora
millepore
millepores
milleporite
milleporites
miller
miller's-thumb
miller's asthma
miller's thumb
miller's thumbs
miller fisher syndrome

Literary usage of Milleped

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1. Primer of Scientific Knowledge: By Paul Bert ; Translated and Adapted for by Paul Bert (1888)
"The word " milleped" means " a thousand feet;" but the ... milleped. , , « , mu have nearly so many feet. The one at the bottom of this bottle has only ..."

2. First Steps in Scientific Knowledge: Complete in Seven Parts by Paul Bert (1887)
"This milleped If you look closely at al 3.— Butterfly sect), 6 feet. ... milleped, 20 pairs of feet. Fio. 7.—Wood-louse (crustacean). articulated the one on ..."

3. Zoölogy for High Schools and Academies by Margaretta Burnet (1895)
"A COMMON milleped. The line underneath the figure represents the length of the specimen from which the drawing was made: A, magnified view of the head of ..."

4. American Observer Medical Monthly (1872)
"The former of these employs the following formula: Rec., milleped. viv. n, ... The O. asellus is the wood-louse; but the wood-louse is not the milleped. ..."

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