IPA: kwɑdrˈupt


  • A four-footed or four-legged animal.
  • A mammal ambulating on all fours.

Examples of "quadruped" in Sentences

  • They are nocturnal and quadrupeds.
  • Quadruped robots have fantastic utility.
  • "And pray, friend, what may you call a quadruped?"
  • At least one of them appears to a winged quadruped.
  • Remarks on the bones of a fossil reptilian quadruped.
  • To object to calling a dog a quadruped is ridiculuous.
  • It is a big cats with four legs and thus is a quadruped.
  • It was a carnivorous quadruped and lived in the Permian period.
  • It was an herbivore that walked both as a biped and a quadruped.
  • For example, among the insects, the praying mantis is a quadruped.
  • It is distinct in the hearts of quadrupeds, but in man is scarcely visible.
  • An odd hairy quadruped is upsetting residents of Scott Town, Jamaica, again.
  • The male monkey makes insulting faces at me, and the quadruped is something of a bully.
  • It is as if a man told me that a dim survival of the instincts of a quadruped was the reason of my sitting on a chair with four legs.
  • _malapropos_; for instance, she called out, to a little fat, stupid, roly-poly girl, to whom Miss Benson was busy explaining the meaning of the word quadruped,
  • A horse is a quadruped, and quadruped is Latin for beast, as everybody that's gone through the grammar knows, or else where's the use of havin 'grammars at all?
  • ‘I should have thought, ’ said Pleydell, ‘that very respectable quadruped, which is just now limping out of the room upon three of his four legs, was rather of the Cynic school.
  • "I 'll see to that." said Miss Asphyxia. as she gathered up the reins and gave a cut to her horse, which started that quadruped from a dream of green grass into a most animated pace.
  • 'The head of a quadruped is the head of a quadruped,' and being given that 'A horse is a quadruped, 'so that whatever is true of' quadruped 'generally we know to be true of' horse, 'we are entitled to substitute the narrower for the wider term, and in this manner we arrive at the proposition,
  • To take the weight of the body off the spine, and to render both ends of the column mobile, these exercises are carried out in the "all-fours" attitude, the patient crawling in imitation of a quadruped, that is, in such a way that the hand and knee of one side are approximated, while those of the other side are separated; in other words, the hand and knee of one side should not move forward simultaneously (Fig. 230).

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