Meaning of onychophoran

on•y•choph•o•ran

Pronunciation: (on"i-kof'ur-un), [key]
— n.
  1. any small, predatory, caterpillarlike animal of the phylum Onychophora, common in tropical forests, having stubby legs ending in pincers.
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