Definition of quadrumanous in English:

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Pronunciation: /kwäˈdro͞omənəs/


Zoology , dated
(Of primates other than humans) having all four feet modified as hands (that is, 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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Syllabification: quad·ru·ma·nous

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