noun. ['ˈsɛntɪˌpiːd'] 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.
- house centipede
- class Chilopoda
- centi- (Latin)
- centum (Latin)
Words that Rhyme with Centipede
Example sentences of the word centipede
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are bitten by a centipede, here are steps that you can take to treat the bite.
Because centipede grass is not a highly drought-tolerant grass, homeowners tend to water the grass frequently.