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tripedal

[trahy-ped-l, trip-i-dl] /ˈtraɪˌpɛd l, ˈtrɪp ɪ dl/
adjective
1.
having three feet.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25; < Latin tripedālis. See tri-, pedal
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  • Many adult insects use six legs for walking and have adopted a tripedal gait.
  • The purest form of the tripedal gait is seen in insects moving at speed.

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