Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: centipeda, from centi- ( CENTI-) + pes 'foot'

centipede

noun
     
centipede
Related topics: Insects
cen‧ti‧pede [countable]
HBI a small creature like a worm with a lot of very small legs

Dictionary results for "centipede"
Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.