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bipedal

[bahy-ped-l, -pi-dl, bahy-ped-l] /ˈbaɪˌpɛd l, -pɪ dl, baɪˈpɛd l/
adjective
1.
Origin of bipedal
1600-1610
1600-10; bi-1 + pedal (adj.)
Related forms
bipedally, adverb
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biped

/ˈbaɪpɛd/
noun
1.
any animal with two feet
adjective
2.
having two feet
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Word Origin and History for bipedal
adj.

c.1600, from biped + -al (1). Classical Latin bipedalis meant "two feet long or thick."

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biped
  (bī'pěd')   
An animal having two feet, such as a bird or human.

bipedal adjective
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