plantigrade

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From French plantigrade, from Latin planta (sole of the foot) (from Proto-Indo-European *pléh₂-n̥t-eh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂- (flat)) + gradus (pace, step) (from Proto-Indo-European *gʰredʰ- (to go, to walk)).

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plantigrade (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) Of an animal: walking with the entire sole of the foot on the ground.

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plantigrade (plural plantigrades)

  1. (zoology) A plantigrade animal; an animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot on the ground.

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plantigrade

  1. feminine plural of plantigrado