quadrupedal

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quad·ru·ped·al

 (kwŏd′rə-pĕd′l, kwŏ-dro͞o′pə-dl) or quad·ru·ped (kwŏd′rə-pĕd′)
adj.
1. Having four feet; four-footed.
2. Walking on four feet.

quad′ru·ped′al·ism (-pĕd′l-ĭz′əm) n.
quad′ru·ped′al·ly adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.quadrupedal - having four feet
biped, bipedal, two-footed - having two feet
Translations
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