Myriapod



[mir-ee-uh-pod] /ˈmɪr i əˌpɒd/

noun
1.
any arthropod of the group Myriapoda, having an elongated segmented body with numerous paired, jointed legs, formerly classified as a class comprising the centipedes and millipedes.
adjective
2.
Also, myriapodous
[mir-ee-ap-uh-duh s] /ˌmɪr iˈæp ə dəs/ (Show IPA). belonging or pertaining to the myriapods.
3.
having very numerous legs.
/ˈmɪrɪəˌpɒd/
noun
1.
any terrestrial arthropod of the group Myriapoda, having a long segmented body and many walking limbs: includes the centipedes and millipedes
adjective
2.
of, relating to, or belonging to the Myriapoda
myriapod
(mĭr’ē-ə-pŏd’)
Any of various arthropods belonging to several closely related groups, having long segmented bodies, one pair of antennae, and at least nine pairs of legs. Centipedes and millipedes are myriapods.

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