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chilognatha


chilognatha


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chilognatha  \Chi*log"na*tha\,  n.  pl  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  lip  + 
  gna`qos  Jaw.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  One  of  the  two  principal  orders  of  myriapods.  They  have 
  numerous  segments,  each  bearing  two  pairs  of  small  slender 
  legs,  which  are  attached  ventrally,  near  together.