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Digitigrade

Digitigrade Meaning & Definition
Digitigrade Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Digitigrade?

[adj] (of mammals) walking on the toes with the posterior part of the foot raised

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Digitigrade In Webster's Dictionary

\Dig"i*ti*grade\, a. [L. digitus finger, toe + gradi to step, walk: cf. F. digitigrade.] (Zo["o]l.) Walking on the toes; -- distinguished from plantigrade.
\Dig"i*ti*grade\, n. (Zo["o]l.) An animal that walks on its toes, as the cat, lion, wolf, etc.; -- distinguished from a plantigrade, which walks on the palm of the foot.

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