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Quadruped

Correct spelling for quadruped

Medical definition of quadruped:

A four footed animal.

Usage examples for quadruped:

  • And my love of them is tinged with awe, as was Leech's love of that mighty, beautiful, but most uncertain quadruped the thoroughbred horse- for, like him, when they are good, they are very, very good, but when they are bad, they are horrid. "Social Pictorial Satire, – George du Maurier"
  • He told of a serpent he had seen, which had hair on its neck like a mane, and feet resembling a quadruped and if one were to take his own account of his exploits and observations, it would be difficult to decide whether his strength, his activity, or his wisdom should be most admired. "The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians, – Henry R. Schoolcraft"
  • One of the leading purposes it is destined to serve is the preservation and breeding in comfortable, and so far as space is concerned, luxurious captivity of a number of fine specimens of every species of American quadruped now threatened with extermination. "The Extermination of the American Bison, – William T. Hornaday"
  • Another trace of the quadruped ancestor is found in the baby. "The Story of Evolution, – Joseph McCabe"

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