biped

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noun bi·ped \ ˈbī-ˌped \

Definition of biped

:a two-footed animal
  • Australopithecines were bipeds.

bipedal

play \(ˌ)bī-ˈpe-dᵊl\ adjective

bipedally

play \\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of biped

Latin biped-, bipes, from bi- + ped-, pes foot — more at foot

Other Zoology Terms


BIPED Defined for English Language Learners

biped

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noun

Definition of biped for English Language Learners

  • : a 2-footed animal


BIPED Defined for Kids

biped

play
noun bi·ped \ ˈbī-ˌped \

Definition of biped for Students

:a two-footed animal

Medical Dictionary

biped

play
noun bi·ped \ ˈbī-ˌped \

medical Definition of biped

:a two-footed animal

biped

or bipedal play \(ˈ)bī-ˈped-ᵊl\ adjective

bipedally

adverb


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