Meaning of “millipede” in the English Dictionary

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"millipede" in British English

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millipedenoun [ C ]

also millepede uk /ˈmɪl.ɪ.piːd/ us /ˈmɪl.ə.piːd/

Examples from literature

  • Another weird thing about this millipede is that it is found only in one very small place in northern California, USA, but its next closest animal relative lives about 16,000 kilometers away in South Africa! 
  • That’s the Latin name for a white millipede that was found in 2005. 

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