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myriapod

myr·i·a·pod (myr·i·o·pod)

myriapod (myriopod)

 
pronunciation:
mI ri pad
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of various arthropods that have a long segmented body with numerous pairs of legs, such as the centipedes and millipedes.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: having many legs.
derivations: myriapodan (adj.), myriapodous (adj.), myriapodan (n.)
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The word myriapod contains the following parts:
myri Greek root that means a large number
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