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quadrumanous

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adjective qua·dru·ma·nous \kwä-ˈdrü-mə-nəs\

Definition of quadrumanous

  1. :  having feet adapted for grasping



Origin and Etymology of quadrumanous

ultimately from Latin quadri- + manus hand — more at manual


First Known Use: 1819


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