scolopendra

Scolopendra

Scol`o*pen"dra\, n. [L., a kind of multiped, fr. Gr. ?.]

1. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of venomous myriapods including the centipeds. See Centiped.

2. A sea fish. [R.] --Spenser.
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