saltatorial

adjective

sal·​ta·​to·​ri·​al ˌsal-tə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce saltatorial (audio)
ˌsȯl-
: relating to, marked by, or adapted for leaping
saltatorial legs of a grasshopper

Word History

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saltatorial was in 1789

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Cite this Entry

“Saltatorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saltatorial. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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