quadruped

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From French quadrupède, from Middle French, from Latin stem of quadrupes (four-footed, a four-footed animal), from quadri- (four-) + stem of pes (foot)

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quadruped (plural quadrupeds)

  1. a four-footed or four-legged animal
  2. a mammal ambulating on all fours

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Last modified on 5 January 2014, at 15:15