nonprehensile

adjective non·pre·hen·sile \ ˌnän-ˈprē-ˈhen(t)-səl , -ˈhen-ˌsī(-ə)l \

Definition of nonprehensile

: not adapted for or involving grasping or seizing : not prehensile
  • nonprehensile tails
  • nonprehensile manipulation of objects

First Known Use of nonprehensile

1832

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