plural noun
qua·​dru·​ma·​na | \ kwäˈdrümənə \

Definition of quadrumana

: primates excluding man considered as a group distinguished by hand-shaped feet — compare bimana

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Other Words from quadrumana

quadrumanal \ -​nᵊl \ adjective
quadrumane \ ˈkwädrəˌmān \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for quadrumana

New Latin, from quadri- + -mana (from Latin manus hand)

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“Quadrumana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadrumana. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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