Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of locomote in English:
verb[no object] technical or humorous
Move from one place to another: an amphibious fish that has the ability to locomote on land forget the car and locomote by other means
More example sentences
- Many animals that locomote by legs possess adhesive pads.
- Attempts to locomote above some maximum speed often results in postural failure of the animal.
- The more stable design of fast swimming cetaceans may limit these animals to locomoting and foraging in pelagic habitats.
Mid 19th century: back-formation from locomotion.
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