laterigrade

adjective
lat·​eri·​grade | \ ˈlatərəˌgrād \

Definition of laterigrade

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: running sidewise or characterized by such running laterigrade locomotion

laterigrade

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of laterigrade (Entry 2 of 2)

: a laterigrade animal (as a crab spider of the family Thomisidae)

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First Known Use of laterigrade

Adjective

1839, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for laterigrade

Adjective

International Scientific Vocabulary lateri- + -grade

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“Laterigrade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/laterigrade. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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