bipedalism

noun bi·ped·al·ism \ (ˌ)bī-ˈpe-dᵊl-ˌi-zəm \
|Updated on: 8 Jul 2018

Definition of bipedalism

: the condition of having two feet or of using only two feet for locomotion

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1847

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