- having a sideways manner of moving, as a crab.
Origin of laterigrade
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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
- zoology (of some crabs) having a gait characterized by sideways movement