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taligrade

[ tal-i-greyd ]
/ ˈtæl ɪˌgreɪd /
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adjective Zoology.
walking on the outer side of the foot.
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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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