taligrade

[ tal-i-greyd ]
/ ˈtæl ɪˌgreɪd /

adjective Zoology.

walking on the outer side of the foot.

Nearby words

  1. taliban,
  2. taliban movement,
  3. talibanize,
  4. talien,
  5. taliesin,
  6. talion,
  7. taliped,
  8. talipedic,
  9. talipes,
  10. talipes calcaneovalgus

Origin of taligrade


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British Dictionary definitions for taligrade

taligrade

/ (ˈtælɪˌɡreɪd) /

adjective

(of mammals) walking on the outer side of the foot

Word Origin for taligrade

C20: from New Latin, from Latin tālus ankle, heel + -grade

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