ambulatorial

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From Learned borrowing from Latin ambulator (walker or wanderer) +‎ -ial.

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ambulatorial (comparative more ambulatorial, superlative most ambulatorial)

  1. (zoology) ambulatory; adapted for walking; gressorial
    • 1872 Elliott Coues, Key to North American Birds
      Gulls average much larger than terns, with stouter build; the feet are larger and more ambulatorial, the wings are shorter and not so thin; the birds winnow the air in a steady course unlike the buoyant dashing flight of their relatives.

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