quadrumanous

adjective
qua·​dru·​ma·​nous | \ kwä-ˈdrü-mə-nəs How to pronounce quadrumanous (audio) \

Definition of quadrumanous

: having feet adapted for grasping

First Known Use of quadrumanous

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for quadrumanous

ultimately from Latin quadri- + manus hand — more at manual

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“Quadrumanous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quadrumanous. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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