locomotor

adjective

lo·​co·​mo·​tor ˌlō-kə-ˈmō-tər How to pronounce locomotor (audio)
1
: of, relating to, or functioning in locomotion
2
: affecting or involving the locomotor organs

Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of locomotor was in 1844

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Cite this Entry

“Locomotor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locomotor. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

Kids Definition

locomotor

adjective
lo·​co·​mo·​tor ˌlō-kə-ˈmōt-ər How to pronounce locomotor (audio)
: of, relating to, or used in locomotion

Medical Definition

locomotor

adjective
lo·​co·​mo·​tor ˌlō-kə-ˈmōt-ər How to pronounce locomotor (audio)
1
: of, relating to, or functioning in locomotion
2
: affecting or involving the locomotor organs
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