Meaning of “centipede” in the English Dictionary

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"centipede" in British English

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centipedenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsen.tɪ.piːd/ us /ˈsen.t̬ə.piːd/

a small, long, thin animal with many legs

(Definition of “centipede” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"centipede" in American English

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centipedenoun [ C ]

us /ˈsent·əˌpid/

a small animal like a worm with a long, thin body and many legs

(Definition of “centipede” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)