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Related to quadrumanous: quadrupedal
quad·ru·ma·nous(kwŏ-dro͞o′mə-nəs) also quad·ru·ma·nal (-nəl)
Having opposable first digits on both the feet and the hands, used for gripping and climbing. Many primates are quadrumanous.
(Zoology) (of monkeys and apes) having all four feet specialized for use as hands
[C18: from New Latin quadrumanus, from quadri- + Latin manus hand]
quad•ru•ma•nous(kwɒˈdru mə nəs)
having the feet adapted for use as hands, as monkeys.
Having four feet and using all four feet as hands, as primates other than humans do.