creeper

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creep·er

noun \ˈkrē-pər\

: a plant that grows along the ground or up surfaces (such as trees or walls)

Full Definition of CREEPER

1
:  one that creeps: as
a :  a creeping plant
b :  a bird (as of the family Certhiidae) that creeps about on trees or bushes searching for insects
c :  a creeping insect or reptile
2
:  any of various devices used for creeping: as
a :  a fixture with iron points worn on the shoe to prevent slipping
b :  a low wheeled platform for supporting the body when working under an automobile
3
:  a usually one-piece garment for a child at the crawling age

First Known Use of CREEPER

before 12th century

creep·er

noun \ˈkrē-pər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CREEPER

1
: a genetic anomaly of the domestic fowl marked by shortening and thickening of the long bones in the heterozygote and completely lethal when homozygous

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