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gressorial

[gre-sawr-ee-uh l, -sohr-] /grɛˈsɔr i əl, -ˈsoʊr-/
adjective, Zoology
1.
adapted for walking, as the feet of some birds.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < Latin gress(us), past participle of gradī to walk + -orial, as in grallatorial
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British Dictionary definitions for gressorial

gressorial

/ɡrɛˈsɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
(of the feet of certain birds) specialized for walking
2.
(of birds, such as the ostrich) having such feet
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin gressōrius, from gressus having walked, from gradī to step
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