Definitions for quadrupedˈkwɒd rʊˌpɛd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quadruped(adj)

    an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking

  2. quadrupedal, quadruped, four-footed(adj)

    having four feet


  1. quadruped(Noun)

    a four-footed or four-legged animal

  2. quadruped(Noun)

    a mammal ambulating on all fours

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quadruped(adj)

    having four feet

  2. Quadruped(noun)

    an animal having four feet, as most mammals and reptiles; -- often restricted to the mammals

  3. Origin: [L. quadrupes, -pedis; quattuor four + pes, pedis, a foot: cf. F. quadrupde. See Quadrate, and Foot.]

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