Adjective "quadrupedal" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/kwɒdrʊˈpiːd(ə)l/

Definitions and examples

adjective

  1. 'Undistorted, he writes, the evidence left by the neck muscles ‘is within the range of fossil hominids’ and is ‘nothing like that of any quadrupedal ape.’'
  2. 'However, except for Urban, few data are available to test if the kinematics of bipedal and quadrupedal running differ.'

Definitions

1. four-footed. noun

2. an animal, especially a mammal, having four feet.

More examples(as adjective)

"stances can be quadrupedal."

"people can be quadrupedal."

"forms can be quadrupedal."

Origin

(quadruped)