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Pauropoda

Definition:

an obscure class of minute arthropods with branched antennae and 8 to 10 pairs of legs

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

Pauropoda*
(* Pauropoda may be used in a singular or plural context)

Member of:

Arthropoda » Animalia

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

modern Latin (plural), from Greek pauros "small" + pous, pod- "foot"
(Source: Oxford Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Pauropoda | Pauropods | Pauropodina

small, pale, centipede-like arthropods. They form the order Pauropodina, belonging to the monotypic class Pauropoda. About 500 species in four families are found worldwide, living in soil and leaf mould. They look rather like centipedes, but are... (37 of 633 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Pauropoda

Oxford Dictionary:

Pauropoda | pauropod [derived] | pauropodan [derived]

Syllabification: (Pau·rop·o·da) [zoology] | a small class of myriapod invertebrates that resemble the centipedes. They are small, soft-bodied animals ... (18 of 65 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Pauropoda

Pauropoda [zoology] | pauropod [derived] | pauropodan [derived]

a small class of myriapod invertebrates which resemble the centipedes. They are small soft-bodied animals with one pair of legs per segment, living ... (23 of 62 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/Pauropoda

Wiktionary:

Pauropoda

A taxonomic class within the subphylum Myriapoda -- the pauropods. (9 of 12 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Pauropoda

Columbia Encyclopedia:

Arthropoda

largest and most diverse animal phylum. The arthropods include crustaceans, insects, centipedes, millipedes, symphylans, pauropodans, and the extinct ... (18 of 164 words, pronunciation)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0804873​.html

Random House Dictionary:

Arthropoda

the phylum comprising the arthropods. (5 of 10 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/arthropoda

Britannica Encyclopedia:

social class [social differentiation] | class [synonym]

a group of people within a society who possess the same socioeconomic status. Besides being important in social theory, the concept of class as a ... (25 of 895 words, 4 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/550940​/social-class

Collins Dictionary:

class | proper class [sense-specific] | in a class of its own [sense-specific] | set [entry-specific, sense-specific] | classable [adjective, derived]

a collection or division of people or things sharing a common characteristic, attribute, quality, or property | a group of persons sharing a similar ... (23 of 888 words, 19 definitions, 19 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/class

Macmillan British Dictionary:

class | classes [plural] | Class A/B/C etc | be in a class of your/its own | be in a different class from | not be in the same class as

[countable] one of the groups into which people in a society are divided ... | [countable] a group of students who are taught together: can be ... (25 of 708 words, 11 definitions, 26 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/class

class [transitive, often passive, verb] | classed [past tense] | classing [present participle] | classes [3rd-person singular present]

to include someone or something in a particular group because they have similar features or qualities (16 of 73 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/class 40

class [usually before noun, British, informal, adjective]

extremely good (2 of 11 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/class 47

Merriam-Webster:

classify | classified [past tense] | classifying [present participle] | break down [verb, classify] | codify [verb, classify] | digest [verb, classify] | grade [verb, classify] | place [verb, classify] | relegate [verb, classify]

to arrange in classes | to assign (as a document) to a category (12 of 151 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/classify

class [entry 1, often attributive, noun] | elegance [synonym, sense-specific] | caste [synonym, sense-specific] | estate [synonym, sense-specific] | folk [synonym, sense-specific] | gentry [synonym, sense-specific] | order [synonym, sense-specific] | stratum [synonym, sense-specific] | gracelessness [antonym, sense-specific] | ...

a body of students meeting regularly to study the same subject ; the period ... | a group sharing the same economic or social status ; social rank ; ... (28 of 358 words, 6 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/class

New World Dictionary:

class

a number of people or things grouped together because of certain likenesses or common traits; kind; sort; category | a group of people considered as a ... (25 of 253 words, 14 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/class

American Heritage Dictionary:

class | classed [past tense] | classing [present participle] | classes [3rd-person singular present]

A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category. | A ... (22 of 240 words, 15 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/class

Cambridge Dictionary:

class [entry 1] | the class of '98/'99, etc. | class of '98/'99, etc.

a group of students who are taught together at school, college or university | a period of time in which students are taught something | "the class of ... (26 of 131 words, 3 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/class 1

class [entry 2]

a group of people within society who have the same economic and social position (14 of 73 words, 6 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/class 2

class [entry 3] | be in a class of your own | be in a class by itself/of its own | be in a class by itself its own | be in a class by of its own | be out of your class

a group into which goods, services or people are put according to their standard | [British] in Britain, the standard which someone has reached in ... (24 of 158 words, 5 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/class 3

class [entry 4]

the quality of being stylish or fashionable (7 of 18 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/class 4

class [entry 5, specialized]

a group of related plants or animals, in the general classification of plants and animals (15 of 24 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/class 5

class [entry 6]

to consider someone or something to belong to a particular group because of their qualities (15 of 42 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/class 6

class [entry 7, informal]

very good (2 of 12 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/class 7

Encarta Dictionary:

pauropod | pauropods [plural] | Pauropoda [member of]

a small eyeless invertebrate with eleven segments and nine pairs of legs. Class Pauropoda. (14 of 41 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861724294​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

Oxford Dictionary:

Pauropoda

Origin: modern Latin (plural), from Greek pauros "small" + pous, pod- "foot"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/Pauropoda

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Pauropoda

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Pauropoda"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Pauropoda"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Pauropoda

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