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Synonyms of digitigrade

Noun


1. digitigrade mammal, digitigrade, placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal

usage: an animal that walks so that only the toes touch the ground as e.g. dogs and cats and horses

Adjective


1. digitigrade (vs. plantigrade)

usage: (of mammals) walking on the toes with the posterior part of the foot raised (as cats, dogs, and horses do)

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