subplantigrade

adjective
sub·​plantigrade | \ "+ \

Definition of subplantigrade

: having the heel raised when walking but standing flat-footed many carnivores are subplantigrade

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History and Etymology for subplantigrade

sub- + plantigrade

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“Subplantigrade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subplantigrade. Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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