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biped

[ bahy-ped ]
/ ˈbaɪ pɛd /
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noun

a two-footed animal.

adjective

having two feet.

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Origin of biped

1640–50; <Latin biped- (stem of bipēs) two-footed. See bi-1, -ped
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British Dictionary definitions for biped

biped
/ (ˈbaɪpɛd) /

noun

any animal with two feet

adjective Also: bipedal (baɪˈpiːdəl, -ˈpɛdəl)

having two feet
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Scientific definitions for biped

biped
[ bīpĕd′ ]

An animal having two feet, such as a bird or human.

Other words from biped

bipedal adjective
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