quadrumanous

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quad·ru·ma·nous

 (kwŏ-dro͞o′mə-nəs) also quad·ru·ma·nal (-nəl)
adj.
Having opposable first digits on both the feet and the hands, used for gripping and climbing. Many primates are quadrumanous.

[quadru- + Latin manus, hand; see man- in Indo-European roots + -ous.]

quadrumanous

(kwɒˈdruːmənəs)
adj
(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)

adj.
having the feet adapted for use as hands, as monkeys.
[1690–1700; < New Latin quadrumanus= Latin quadru- quadru- + -manus, adj. derivative of manus hand (compare manual)]

quad·ru·ma·nous

(kwŏ-dro͞o′mə-nəs)
Having four feet and using all four feet as hands, as primates other than humans do.
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