Centipede - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsentɪpiːd|  American pronunciation of the word centipede
Brit.  |ˈsɛntɪpiːd|  British pronunciation of the word centipede

noun

- chiefly nocturnal predacious arthropod having a flattened body of 15 to 173 segments each with a pair of legs, the foremost pair being modified as prehensors

Word forms

noun
singular: centipede
plural: centipedes
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