English edit

Striped biped

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin bipēs, bipedis. Alternatively analyzable as bi- +‎ -ped.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbaɪpɛd/
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Noun edit

biped (plural bipeds)

  1. An animal, being or construction that goes about on two feet (or two legs).
    • 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, 1st Australian edition, Sydney, N.S.W.: Ure Smith, published 1962, →OCLC, page 89:
      He was badgered in that witness-box for an hour. By a distracting repetition of cross-examination he was forced to confess that he had seen and spoken to a human biped in broad daylight, yet could not recollect one singularity to distinguish this phantom from the flat mass of humanity.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from French bipède, from Latin bipes.

Adjective edit

biped m or n (feminine singular bipedă, masculine plural bipezi, feminine and neuter plural bipede)

  1. biped

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