cursorial

cursorial

[kur-sawr-ee-uhl, -sohr-]
adjective Zoology.
1.
adapted for running, as the feet and skeleton of dogs, horses, etc.
2.
having limbs adapted for running, as certain birds, insects, etc.

Origin:
1830–40; < Late Latin cursōri(us) of running (see cursory) + -al1

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cursorial (kɜːˈsɔːrɪəl)
 
adj
zoology adapted for running: a cursorial skeleton; cursorial birds

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