locomote

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Etymology[edit]

Back formation from locomotion.

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locomote (third-person singular simple present locomotes, present participle locomoting, simple past and past participle locomoted)

  1. (now chiefly biology) To move or travel (from one location to another).
    • 2003, Bill Bryson, A Short History of Nearly Everything, BCA 2003, p. 394:
      ‘Lucy and her kind did not locomote in anything like the modern human fashion,’ insists Tattersall.