Pronunciation: (mir'ē-u-pod"),[key] —n. any arthropod of the group Myriapoda, having an elongated segmented body with numerous paired, jointed legs, formerly classified as a class comprising the centipedes and millipedes.
—adj. 1. Also,myr•i•ap•o•dousPronunciation: (mir"ē-ap'u-dus).[key]belonging or pertaining to the myriapods.
2. having very numerous legs. Also,myr'i•o•pod".