What does saltigrade mean?

Definitions for saltigrade

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Saltigrade(adj)

    having feet or legs formed for leaping

  2. Saltigrade(noun)

    one of the Saltigradae, a tribe of spiders which leap to seize their prey

  3. Origin: [L. saltus a leap + gradi to walk, go: cf. F. saltigrade.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Saltigrade

    sal′ti-grād, adj. formed for leaping, as certain insects.—n. one of a certain tribe of spiders which leap to seize their prey. [L. saltus, a leap, gradi, to go.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saltigrade in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saltigrade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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