Definition of quadrumanous in English:

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Pronunciation: /kwɒˈdruːmənəs/


Zoology , dated
(Of primates other than humans) having all four feet modified as hands, i.e. having opposable digits.


Late 17th century: from modern Latin Quadrumana (former order name, neuter plural of quadrumanus, from quadru- 'four' + Latin manus 'hand') + -ous.

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