Chilopod

Chi"lo*pod

(?), n. (Zol.) A myriapod of the order Chilopoda.
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Chi*lop"o*da

(?), n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. lip + -poda.] (Zol.) One of the orders of myriapods, including the centipedes. They have a single pair of elongated legs attached laterally to each segment; well developed jaws; and a pair of thoracic legs converted into poison fangs. They are insectivorous, very active, and some species grow to the length of a foot.
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Chi*los"to*ma

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Chi*lo*stom"a*ta

(?), } n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. + , , outh.] (Zol.) An extensive suborder of marine Bryozoa, mostly with calcareous shells. They have a movable lip and a lid to close the aperture of the cells.
[Also written Chillostomata.]

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