saltatorial

adjective
sal·​ta·​to·​ri·​al | \ ˌsal-tə-ˈtȯr-ē-əl How to pronounce saltatorial (audio) , ˌsȯl- \

Definition of saltatorial

: relating to, marked by, or adapted for leaping saltatorial legs of a grasshopper

First Known Use of saltatorial

1789, in the meaning defined above

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“Saltatorial.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saltatorial. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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