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Quadruped definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

QUAD'RUPED, a. [L. quadrupes; quadra, quatuor, four, and pes, foot.] Having four legs and feet.
QUAD'RUPED, n. An animal having four legs and feet, as a horse, an ox, a lion, etc.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having four feet [syn: quadrupedal, quadruped, four- footed] [ant: biped, bipedal, two-footed] n
1: an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Latin quadruped-, quadrupes, from quadruped-, quadrupes, adjective, having four feet, from quadri- + ped-, pes foot more at foot Date: 1646 an animal having four feet quadruped adjective quadrupedal adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. a four-footed animal, esp. a four-footed mammal. --adj. four-footed. Derivatives: quadrupedal adj. Etymology: F quadrupède or L quadrupes -pedis f. quadru- var. of QUADRI- + L pes ped- foot

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Quadruped 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.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Quadruped Quad"ru*ped, n. (Zo["o]l.) An animal having four feet, as most mammals and reptiles; -- often restricted to the mammals.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(quadrupeds) A quadruped is any animal with four legs. (FORMAL) N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Four-footed animal.

Moby Thesaurus

amphibian, aquatic, biped, biquadratic, canine, cannibal, carnivore, cosmopolite, feline, four, four-legged, four-rayed, foursquare, gnawer, herbivore, insectivore, invertebrate, mammal, mammalian, marsupial, marsupialian, omnivore, primate, quadric, quadrilateral, quadrinomial, quadrivalent, quartic, quartile, quaternary, reptile, rodent, ruminant, scavenger, tetractinal, tetrad, tetravalent, ungulate, varmint, vermin, vertebrate




 


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