quadrumanous

quadrumanous

[kwo-droo-muh-nuhs]
adjective
four-handed; having all four feet adapted for use as hands, as monkeys.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Neo-Latin quadrumanus, equivalent to Latin quadru- quadru- + -manus, adj. derivative of manus hand (cf. manual)

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quadrumanous (kwɒˈdruːmənəs)
 
adj
(of monkeys and apes) having all four feet specialized for use as hands
 
[C18: from New Latin quadrumanus, from quadri- + Latin manus hand]

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quadrumanous   (kwŏ-dr'mə-nəs)  Pronunciation Key 
Having four feet and using all four feet as hands, as primates other than humans do. The big toes as well as the thumbs of quadrumanous species are opposable.
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