Definitions for quadrupedˈkwɒd rʊˌpɛd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quad•ru•pedˈkwɒd rʊˌpɛd(adj.)

  1. four-footed.

    Category: Zoology

  2. (n.)an animal, esp. a mammal, that has four feet.

    Category: Zoology

Origin of quadruped:

1640–50; < L quadruped-, s. of quadrupēs; see quadru -, -ped


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

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a four-footed animal

An elephant is a quadruped.

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