• Definition for "galley-worm"
    • A chilognath myriapod associated with genus Iulus, and…
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galley-worm definition

  • noun:
    • A chilognath myriapod associated with genus Iulus, and allied genera, having many short legs across the edges; a milliped or “thousand feet.” See chilognatha.
    • See gally-worm.
    • A chilognath myriapod associated with genus Iulus, and allied genera, having numerous quick legs over the sides; a milliped or “thousand legs.” See chilognatha.
    • See gally-worm.
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