tripedal


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tri·ped·al

 (trī-pĕd′l)
adj.
Having three feet or legs; tripodal.

tripedal

(ˈtrɪpɪdəl; traɪˈpiːdəl)
adj
(Zoology) standing on three legs
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His face was painted chalk-white, he sported a straw boater, a white and purple striped boating jacket, and appeared to be tripedal - possessing three legs.
There aren't any tripedal animals on Earth, and the (arguably) most successful one is bipedal.
He noted that the southeast leg of Kingdom Tower's tripedal base is on a direct line with the Ka'ba in Mecca, Islam's holiest site.