Origin of quadruped
OTHER WORDS FROM quadrupedquad·ru·pe·dal [kwo-droo-pi-dl, kwod-roo-ped-l], /kwɒˈdru pɪ dl, ˌkwɒd rʊˈpɛd l/, adjectivequad·ru·ped·ism, noun
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Although the team’s quadruped still has some trouble with slippery surfaces and visually noisy environments like tall grass, the progress remains incredibly impressive ahead of the project’s big debut at next month’s Conference on Robot Learning.This agile robot dog uses a video camera in place of senses|Andrew Paul|November 22, 2022|Popular-Science
Donkey kicks, which are also called quadruped bent-knee hip extensions, involve getting on all fours and, while keeping your back flat, lifting one bent leg at a time straight back and up as high as you can until your back starts to arch.How weighted vests and ankle or wrist weights can — and can’t — improve your workout|Angela Haupt|October 28, 2021|Washington Post
There could not, indeed, be stronger evidence that man has descended from a quadruped ancestor.
But these species have returned to the quadruped habit, to which the equal length of their limbs adapts them.
Variations of this form of punishment are seen in the furca and in the "making a quadruped out of a man."The Private Life of the Romans|Harold Whetstone Johnston
And the wretched lunatic went behind the screen and wheeled out a small wooden quadruped covered with large round spots!The Talking Horse|F. Anstey
The four-handed animals fill up the great chasm between the quadruped and the human species.Buffon's Natural History. Volume IX (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon