quadrupedally

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quadrupedally (not comparable)

  1. In the manner of an animal that walks on four feet or four legs.
    • 1962, R. C. Snyder, "Adaptations for Bipedal Locomotion of Lizards," American Zoologist, vol. 2, no. 2, p. 192.
      The basic pattern of limb action in quadrupedally running lizards is the trot, in which body support is maintained by diagonally opposite limbs.

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