- a two-footed animal.
- having two feet.
Origin of biped
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Examples from the Web for biped
They were elephants, of course, and had been tutored by two biped Russian artists, Alex Melamid and Vitaly Komar.The Secret Language of Elephants
December 31, 2009
As it is, the quadruped will disappear before the biped native.
By this time everyone must know that woman, like man, is a biped.The Arena
He wondered that Dr. Amboyne should have tacked this biped on to him.Put Yourself in His Place
What difference to the vampire, whether its victim be a biped or quadruped?The Forest Exiles
His eye is to take in fish, flower, and bird, quadruped and biped.Excursions and Poems
Henry David Thoreau
- any animal with two feet
- having two feet
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Word Origin and History for biped
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- An animal having two feet, such as a bird or human.
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