Definition of Millepede

1. Noun. Any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs.

Exact synonyms: Milliped, Millipede
Generic synonyms: Arthropod
Group relationships: Class Diplopoda, Class Myriapoda, Diplopoda, Myriapoda



Definition of Millepede

1. Noun. (misspelling of millipede) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Millepede

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Millepede

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

Literary usage of Millepede

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1. Time Flies: A Reading Diary by Christina Georgina Rossetti (1902)
"I will call it, though I daresay it was not one in strictness, a pill millepede. Towards my co-tenant I felt a sort of good will not inconsistent with an ..."

2. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1883)
"... Redeemer: a History of the Doctrine of the Reign of Christ upon Earth," revised by Hastings (2d ed., Peacedale, R. L, 1855). millepede. See CENTIPEDE. ..."

3. St. Helena: a Physical, Historical, and Topographical Description of the by John Charles Melliss (1875)
"A very thin millepede, about two inches or more in length, ... ?—A thick-built millepede, about an inch or somewhat less in length, and very abundant. ..."

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