Definition of Milliped

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: Millepede, Millipede
Generic synonyms: Arthropod
Group relationships: Class Diplopoda, Class Myriapoda, Diplopoda, Myriapoda



Definition of Milliped

1. n. The same Milleped.

Definition of Milliped

1. a multi-legged arthropod [n -S]

Medical Definition of Milliped

1. The same Milleped. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Milliped

millionary
millioned
millionerd
millionerds
millionfold
millionnaire
millions
millionth
millionths
milliosmol
milliosmole
milliosmols
milliparsec
millipascal
millipascals
milliped (current term)
millipedal
millipede
millipedes
millipedic
millipeds
millipore
millipores
milliradian
milliradians
millirem
millirems
milliroentgen
milliroentgens
millisecond

Literary usage of Milliped

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1. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East: With Historical Surveys by Charles Francis Horne (1917)
"The milliped said, " It is not so. Have you not seen one ejecting saliva? ... The milliped said to the serpent, " I go along by means of my multitude of ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"Icel. shell, a bowl, the scale of a balance ; Dan. skaal, a bowl. scolopendra, a milliped; one of the numerous nicknames for a courtesan. ..."

3. The Bermuda Islands: An Account of Their Scenery, Climate, Productions by Addison Emery Verrill (1902)
"Galley-worm; milliped. (Julus, sp.) 39.—Introduction of Terrestrial Isopod Crustacea. Eleven species of terrestrial Isopods are recorded by Miss Richardson* ..."

4. Civic and Economic Biology by William Henry Atwood (1922)
"It is beneficial. Do not kill it. Laboratory Investigation.—Make a table comparing the centiped and milliped with the spider as follows: ..."

5. My Life as Soldier and Sportsman by J. Robson Scott (1921)
"On one of their forages the ants came across a full-grown specimen, and a great struggle ensued. The milliped, with several ants hanging on to each leg, ..."

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