HyperDic: quadruped

English > 2 senses of the word quadruped:
NOUNanimalquadrupedan animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking
ADJECTIVEallquadruped, quadrupedal, four-footedhaving four feet
English > quadruped: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving four feet.
Synonymsquadrupedal, four-footed
Oppositebipedal, biped, two-footedHaving two feet
English > quadruped: 2 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningAn animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking.
Category ofposteriorityThe quality of being toward the back / back or toward the rear end
Partsanimal legThe leg of an animal
flankThe side between ribs and hipbone
forefootA front foot of a quadruped
forelegThe forelimb of a quadruped
haunchThe loin and leg of a quadruped
hind legThe back limb of a quadruped
hindfootA rear foot of a quadruped
hindquarters, croup, croupe, rumpThe part of an animal that corresponds to the human buttocks
loin, lumbusEither side of the backbone between the hipbone and the ribs in humans as well as quadrupeds
BroadertetrapodA vertebrate animal having four feet or legs or leglike appendages
Adjectivesquadrupedalhaving four feet

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