graviportal

adjective
gravi·​portal | \ ¦gravə + \

Definition of graviportal

: having the body supports adapted to the bearing of great weights the elephant is a graviportal mammal

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History and Etymology for graviportal

gravi- + -portal (from Latin portare to carry + English -al)

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“Graviportal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/graviportal. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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