peripatus definition

  • noun:
    • identify onychophoran.
    • Any onychophoran associated with genus Peripatus
    • A genus of lowly arranged arthropods, within Southern Africa, Australia, and tropical America. It constitutes your order Malacopoda.
    • A genus of myriapods, constituting the family Peripatid√¶.
    • [lowercase] A species of the genus.
    • any of many velvety-skinned wormlike carnivorous animals typical in tropical forests having faculties of both arthropods and annelid worms

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