house centipede

house centipede
noun
long-legged centipede common in damp places as e.g. cellars
Hypernyms: ↑centipede
Member Holonyms: ↑Scutigera, ↑genus Scutigera

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noun
: a widespread long-legged centipede (Scutigera coleoptrata) common in damp sheltered places (as the cellars of buildings) and believed to be valuable as a destroyer of flies, roaches, and other noxious insects

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