biped

Part of speech: adjective

having two feet

Part of speech: noun

An animal having two feet.

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Usage examples "biped":

  1. Thieves, biped and quadruped, human and animal, troubled me more than ever; and perhaps the most difficult to deal with were the least dangerous. - "Wonderful Adventures of Mrs. Seacole in Many Lands", Mary Seacole Commentator: W. H. Russell.
  2. Mankind replaced by a thinking species of biped felines- descended from a race of giant jungle cats. - "Deepfreeze", Robert Donald Locke.
  3. Or again, that man means a rational, and does not mean a speaking, a religious, or an aesthetic animal, or a biped with two eyes, a nose, and a mouth? - "Deductive Logic", St. George Stock.