Peripatus meaning

pə-rĭpə-təs
(zoology) Any onychophoran of the genus Peripatus.
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A taxonomic genus within the family Peripatidae "” the onychophorans.
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Origin of peripatus

  • New Latin Peripatus genus name from Greek peripatos walking about from peripatein to walk about peripatetic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition