bimana

plural noun bima·na \ˈbimənə, bīˈmānə\
variants: less commonly

bimanes

\-ˌnēz\ or

bimanus

\-əs\

Definition of bimana

zoology

  1. :  humans collectively considered as the sole representative of a group of primates distinguished by having hands unlike the feet — compare quadrumana

bimane

\ˈbīˌmān\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of bimana

New Latin, from French bimane two-handed, from bi- 1bi- + -mane (from Latin manus hand) — more at manual


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