locomotory

adjective
lo·​co·​mo·​to·​ry | \ ˌlō-kə-ˈmō-tə-rē How to pronounce locomotory (audio) \

Definition of locomotory

1 : locomotor locomotory appendages
2 : capable of moving independently from place to place locomotory animals

First Known Use of locomotory

circa 1836, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of locomotory was circa 1836

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“Locomotory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/locomotory. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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locomotory

adjective
lo·​co·​mo·​to·​ry | \ ˌlō-kə-ˈmōt-ə-rē How to pronounce locomotory (audio) \

Medical Definition of locomotory

1 : locomotor parasites without locomotory organs
2 : capable of moving independently from place to place small locomotory animals

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