What does the word quadruped mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Having four feet.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • An animal having four feet.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Quadrupedal.

Usage examples for quadruped

  1. After two hours' weary work, they arrived among the rocks, having seen not a trace of either quadruped or bird. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. There was, at the same time, a quadruped, nearly allied to the elephants, but differing from them in some technical characters. – The Romance of Natural History, Second Series by Philip Henry Gosse
  3. Thus disguised, she mounted the quadruped, and set out alone on her way toward the camp. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
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