digitigrade


dig·i·ti·grade

adj \ˈdij-ət-ə-ˌgrād\

Definition of DIGITIGRADE

: walking or adapted for walking on the digits with the posterior of the foot more or less raised <cats and dogs are digitigrade mammals>—compare plantigrade
digitigrade noun

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