Origin of prehensile
OTHER WORDS FROM prehensilepre·hen·sil·i·ty [pree-hen-sil-i-tee] /ˌpri hɛnˈsɪl ɪ ti/, nounnon·pre·hen·sile, adjectivesub·pre·hen·sile, adjectivesub·pre·hen·sil·i·ty, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for non-prehensile
The molar teeth are small; the tail, which in some is long, in others short, is non-prehensile.
The tail is long, round, and covered with short hair; but tufted at the extremity and non-prehensile.
Their tail, though long, has no naked area at the extremity and is non-prehensile.
The genus Pithecia, the Sakis, consists of five species with long bushy tails, which are non-prehensile.
Wallace, in a residence of four years, saw twenty-one species—seven with prehensile and fourteen with non-prehensile tails.The Andes and the Amazon|James Orton