pertaining to saltation.
Zoology. characterized by or adapted for leaping.
- un·sal·ta·to·ri·al, adjective
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How to use saltatorial in a sentence
Even the trio of grave, phlegmatic baases were forced to take part in the grotesque saltatorial performance!The Vee-Boers | Mayne Reid
The trend of phyletic development in the dipodomyines has been toward the saltatorial habit.Speciation in the Kangaroo Rat, Dipodomys ordii | Henry W. Setzer
The degree of divergence from 100 would be an expression of the degree of saltatorial ability.Speciation in the Kangaroo Rat, Dipodomys ordii | Henry W. Setzer
The Eskimo are clearly not successes in a cubistic or saltatorial line, as I have had ample opportunities to observe.The First Landing on Wrangel Island | Irving C. Rosse
On the contrary, there was something saltatorial and jerky about all the dancing I saw both among the men and women.The First Landing on Wrangel Island | Irving C. Rosse
British Dictionary definitions for saltatorial
biology specialized for or characterized by jumping: the saltatorial legs of a grasshopper
of or relating to saltation
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