[ UK /mˈɪlɪpˌiːd/ ]
  1. any of numerous herbivorous nonpoisonous arthropods having a cylindrical body of 20 to 100 or more segments most with two pairs of legs
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  • The millipedes would have feasted on moss and early plant life that grew only a few inches off the ground.
  • Slap some librarian glasses on Ms. Dennings, and I would be forced to nuzzle and graze upon her discarded bobbysocks like a cracked up millipede, and then dance the Watusi wearing only a potato sack discarded by her great aunt Gertrude. Hot Chicks with Douchebags
  • No worries, as Millipede cant grow out of his awfullness, amateurishness, and overall aerosolishness. The spotlight begins to shine on the coalition's flaws and faultlines | Andrew Rawnsley
  • Plant material accumulated on the pond bottom, creating anoxic conditions that favored the preservation of terrestrial arthropods such as the millipedes and arachnids.
  • Millipedes were killed by disarticulation, often through decapitation, using the clypeus as a lever. Archive 2009-01-01
  • Thousands of legs, like a giant millipede crawling across the floodplain, kick up puffs of blush-colored dust.
  • The main detritivore taxa were woodlice, millipedes, insects, and gastropods.
  • Unlike their relatively benign myriapod cousins, the millipedes, they're meat-eaters. Slate Magazine
  • As with millipedes, we close this general section by addressing the impact of chilopods on humans.
  • The arthropodes, like centipedes, beetles, millipedes and worms, bring in the finishing touches to complete the composting.
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