pillworm

pillworm
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: pill (IV) + worm
: a millepede that curls up to protect itself

* * *

pillˈworm noun
A millipede that curls up
• • •
Main Entry:pill

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pillworm — Pill worm , n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any myriapod of the genus {Iulus} and allied genera which rolls up spirally; a galleyworm. See Illust. under {Myriapod}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pill millipede — noun : pillworm …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”