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laterigrade

[lat-er-i-greyd] /ˈlæt ər ɪˌgreɪd/
adjective
1.
having a sideways manner of moving, as a crab.
Origin of laterigrade
1750-1760
1750-60; lateri- (combining form of Latin latus, stem later-) side, flank (see -i-) + -grade
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  • Junior recognized in the creature before him one of the laterigrade Legion, a well known character.

    Old Farm Fairies: Henry Christopher McCook
British Dictionary definitions for laterigrade

laterigrade

/ˈlætərɪˌɡreɪd/
adjective
1.
(zoology) (of some crabs) having a gait characterized by sideways movement
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