Definition of biped in English:


Syllabification: bi·ped
Pronunciation: /ˈbīped


  • An animal that uses two legs for walking.


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  • Using two legs for walking.
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    • Imagine the primordial fear a competing biped species produces.
    • The ultimate aim of the human evolution is to become ' human ' instead of a well dressed and well armed biped animal.
    • They add that these evolutionary fixes do not ward off an array of problems that arise from our biped stance.


mid 17th century (earlier (early 17th century) as bipedal): from Latin bipes, biped- (from bi- 'having two' + pes, ped- 'foot').

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