plantigrade









plantigrade


adjective

  1. walking on the whole sole of the foot, as humans, and bears.

noun

  1. a plantigrade animal.

adjective

  1. walking with the entire sole of the foot touching the ground, as, for example, man and bears

noun

  1. a plantigrade animal

adj.1831, from French plantigrade “walking on the sole of the foot” (1795), from Latin planta “sole of the foot” (see plant (n.)) + gradus “step” (see grade (n.)). adj.

  1. Walking with the entire sole on the ground, as humans do.

  1. Walking with the entire sole of the foot on the ground, as humans, bears, raccoons, and rabbits.

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