What does brachiate mean?

Definitions for brachiate
ˈbreɪ ki ɪt, -ˌeɪt, ˈbræk i-; -ˌeɪtbrachi·ate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brachiate(adj)

    having widely spreading paired branches

    "maples are brachiate"

  2. brachiate(verb)

    having arms or armlike appendages

  3. brachiate(verb)

    swing from one hold to the next

    "the monkeys brachiate"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brachiate(adj)

    having branches in pairs, decussated, all nearly horizontal, and each pair at right angles with the next, as in the maple and lilac

Editors Contribution

  1. brachiate

    From the Greek "βραχίων," meaning "arm," from which "bracheotomy," (Latin "brachium")

    Submitted by anonymous on February 27, 2018


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brachiate in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brachiate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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