milliped

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n milliped any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Milliped (Zoöl) The same Milleped.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n milliped See milleped.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Milliped mil′e-ped a small worm-like animal, with a great number of legs
    • Milliped Also Mill′ipede, Mill′epede
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Usage

In literature:

I indemnified her for the loss of the scent-bag by the millipeds, whose prison I immediately insinuated into her pocket.
"The Campaner Thal and Other Writings" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
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