Quadruped - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈkwɑːdruped|  American pronunciation of the word quadruped
Brit.  |ˈkwɒdrʊpɛd|  British pronunciation of the word quadruped

noun

- an animal especially a mammal having four limbs specialized for walking

adjective

- having four feet (syn: four-footed, quadrupedal)

Examples

Horses and cows are quadrupeds.

ventral (or pelvic) fins correspond to the hind limbs of a quadruped

Word forms

noun
singular: quadruped
plural: quadrupeds
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