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Meaning of QUADRUPED

Pronunciation:  'kwâdrû`ped

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
  2. [adj]  having four feet
 

QUADRUPED is a 9 letter word that starts with Q.

 

 Synonyms: four-footed, quadrupedal
 
 Antonyms: biped, bipedal, two-footed
 
 See Also: animal leg, croup, croupe, flank, forefoot, foreleg, haunch, hind leg, hindfoot, hindquarters, loin, lumbus, rump, tetrapod

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Quad"ru*ped\, a. [L. quadrupes, -pedis; quattuor four
    + pes, pedis, a foot: cf. F. quadrup[`e]de. See {Quadrate},
    and {Foot}.]
    Having four feet.
    
    
  2. \Quad"ru*ped\, n. (Zo["o]l.)
    An animal having four feet, as most mammals and reptiles; --
    often restricted to the mammals.
    
    
 

 

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