- Also lo·co·mo·to·ry. of, relating to, or affecting locomotion.
- a person or thing that is capable of locomotion.
Origin of locomotor
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- of or relating to locomotion
Word Origin for locomotor
C19: from Latin locō from a place, ablative of locus place + motor (mover)
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Word Origin and History for locomotors
1822, from Latin loco "from a place" (ablative of locus "place") + motor.
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- Of or relating to movement from one place to another.
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