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Definition of peripatus in English:
noun (plural peripatuses)Zoology
A tropical terrestrial invertebrate with a soft worm-like body and stumpy legs. See Onychophora.
- Genus Peripatus, phylum Onychophora
modern Latin, from Greek peripatos 'that walks about'.
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