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Of or relating to locomotion; locomotive.

[Latin locō, from a place, ablative of locus, place + motor.]
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of or relating to locomotion
[C19: from Latin locō from a place, ablative of locus place + motor (mover)]
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(ˌloʊ kəˈmoʊ tər)

1. Also, lo`co•mo′to•ry. of, pertaining to, or affecting locomotion.
2. a person or thing that is capable of locomotion.
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Adj.1.locomotor - of or relating to locomotion
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