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centipede

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cen=ti=pede

CIDE DICTIONARY

centipeden. [L. centipeda; centum a hundred + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. centipède.].
     A species of the Myriapoda; esp. the large, flattened, venomous kinds of the order Chilopoda, found in tropical climates. they are many-jointed, and have a great number of feet.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

centipede, n. any arthropod of the class Chilopoda, with a wormlike body of many segments each with a pair of legs.

Etymology
F centip{egrave}de or L centipeda f. centum hundred + pes pedis foot

THESAURUS

centipede

C, Chilopoda, Chordata, Echiuroidea, Ectoprocta, Entoprocta, Monoplacophora, Nemertinea, Phoronidea, arachnid, arthropod, beetle, bicentenary, bicentennial, bug, caterpillar, cental, centare, centenarian, centenary, centennial, centennium, centigram, centimeter, centistere, centred, centref, centrev, centumvir, centumvirate, centurion, century, chilopod, cwt, daddy longlegs, diplopod, fly, gross, harvestman, hecatomb, hexapod, hundred, hundredweight, insect, larva, long hundred, maggot, millepede, millipede, mite, nymph, one C, scorpion, sesquicentenary, sesquicentennial, spider, tarantula, tercentenary, tercentennial, tick

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