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  1. Galley-worm(noun)

    a chilognath myriapod of the genus Iulus, and allied genera, having numerous short legs along the sides; a milliped or "thousand legs." See Chilognatha

  2. Origin: [Prob. so called because the numerous legs along the sides move rhythmically like the oars of a galley.]

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