[ bahy-ped-l, -pi-dl, bahy-ped-l ]
/ ˈbaɪˌpɛd l, -pɪ dl, baɪˈpɛd l /


Origin of bipedal

1600–10; bi-1 + pedal (adj.)

Related forms

bi·ped·al·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Science definitions for bipedal


[ bīpĕd′ ]

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

Related forms

bipedal adjective
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