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saltatorial

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adjective sal·ta·to·ri·al \ˌsal-tə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl, ˌsȯl-\

Definition of saltatorial

  1. :  relating to, marked by, or adapted for leaping <saltatorial legs of a grasshopper>



1789

First Known Use of saltatorial

1789


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