Definition of multiped in English:

multiped

(also multipede)

noun

  • An animal with many feet (now chiefly historical and poetic).

adjective

  • Of a machine or vehicle: having more than two legs.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. From classical Latin multipeda (also multiped-, multipēs) a small creature with many feet or legs from multi- + pēs foot, after ancient Greek πολύπους polypus.

Pronunciation

multiped

/ˈmʌltɪpɛd/