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tardigrade (adj.)

1620s, "slow-going, slow-moving," from French tardigrade (17c.), from Latin tardigradus "slow-paced," from tardus "slow" (see tardy) + gradi "to walk, go, step" (from PIE root *ghredh- "to walk, go").

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Definitions of tardigrade from WordNet

tardigrade (n.)
an arthropod of the division Tardigrada;
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