Definition of Millipeds
1. milliped [n] - See also: milliped
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Literary usage of Millipeds
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Ceylon: An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and Topographical by Sir James Emerson Tennent (1860)
"millipeds.—In the hot dry season, and more especially in the northern portions of the island, the eye is attracted along the edges of the sandy roads by ..."
2. Elementary Zoology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1901)
"From under stones or logs obtain specimens of millipeds, or thousand- legged worms (large blackish, cylindrical, worm- like animals with each body-segment ..."
3. Elementary Textbook of Economic Zoology and Entomology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Rennie Wilbur Doane (1915)
"The millipeds are cylindrical in shape, have two pairs of legs on most of the ... The galley-worms, Julus spp., large, blackish, cylindrical millipeds found ..."
4. The Methodist Review (1895)
"Justin continues: " He said, ' I give you power to trample upon serpents and scorpions and millipeds and upon all the power of the enemy. ..."
5. Natural History of Hawaii: Being an Account of the Hawaiian People, the by William Alanson Bryan (1915)
"The natural order,127 including the so-called thousand-legged worms or millipeds, is well represented in Hawaii. The largest species,128 which is about two ..."