gressorial

adjective
gres·​so·​ri·​al | \ (ˈ)gre¦sōrēəl \

Definition of gressorial

: adapted for walking the gressorial feet of some birds

History and Etymology for gressorial

Latin gressus (past participle of gradi to step, go) + English -orial (as in cursorial)

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“Gressorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gressorial. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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