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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Diplopoda arthropods having the body composed of numerous double somites each with two pairs of legs: millipedes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Diplopoda (Zoöl) An order of myriapods having two pairs of legs on each segment; the Chilognatha.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. double + -poda,


In literature:

The old class, Myriapoda includes the DIPLOPODA, or millipedes, and the CHILOPODA, or centipedes.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
DIPLOPODA, prehensile limbs of the male, i.
"The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sex" by Charles Darwin