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uniped

Saltos de línea: uni¦ped
Pronunciación: /ˈjuːnɪpɛd
 
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Definición de uniped en inglés:

sustantivo

rare
A person or animal having only one foot or leg.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The Premiership is fast becoming like a squash league containing two, maybe three, able-bodied players and a residue of unipeds.
  • On to the blankness, they unravelled myths - immortal Hyperboreans, unipeds bouncing on the snow.
  • It should be remembered that the same saga tells us about corpses sitting up in bed, about two Scotsmen who could run faster than deer, about unipeds hopping around shooting arrows.

Origen

early 19th century: from uni- 'one' + pes, ped- 'foot'.

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