dorsigrade

adjective

(of animals such as certain armadillos) walking on the backs of the toes

Nearby words

  1. dorsey, tommy,
  2. dorsi-,
  3. dorsiferous,
  4. dorsiflexion,
  5. dorsiflexor,
  6. dorsispinal,
  7. dorsiventral,
  8. dorso-,
  9. dorsocephalad,
  10. dorsolateral

Word Origin for dorsigrade

C19: from Latin, from dorsum back + -grade

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