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Meaning of CENTIPEDE

Pronunciation:  'sentu`peed

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  chiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs the foremost being modified into poison fangs

CENTIPEDE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: arthropod, Chilopoda, class Chilopoda, house centipede, Scutigera coleoptrata



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