locomotor [loh-kuh-moh-ter] WORD ORIGIN adjective Also lo·co·mo·to·ry. of, relating to, or affecting locomotion. noun a person or thing that is capable of locomotion. Liberaldictionary.com
Origin of locomotor First recorded in 1815–25; see origin at locomotive, motor Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for locomotors locomotor adjective of or relating to locomotion Word Origin for locomotor C19: from Latin locō from a place, ablative of locus place + motor (mover) Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for locomotors locomotor adj.
1822, from Latin loco “from a place” (ablative of locus “place”) + motor.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper locomotors in Medicine locomotor [lō′kə-mō′tər] adj. Of or relating to movement from one place to another. The American Heritage® Stedman’s Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.