Pinnigrade
Pinnigrade \Pin"ni*grade\, n. (Zo["o]l.) An animal of the seal tribe, moving by short feet that serve as paddles. [1913 Webster]

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  • pinnigrade — /pin i grayd /, adj. 1. moving by means of finlike parts or flippers, as the seals and walruses. n. 2. a pinnigrade animal. [1840 50; < NL pinnigradus. See PINNA, I , GRADE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pinnigrade — /ˈpɪnəgreɪd/ (say pinuhgrayd) adjective 1. moving by means of finlike parts or flippers, as the seals and walruses. –noun 2. a pinnigrade animal …   Australian English dictionary

  • pinnigrade — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌgrād adjective Etymology: New Latin Pinnigrada : walking by means of fins or flippers II. noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin …   Useful english dictionary

  • pinnigrade — pin·ni·grade …   English syllables

  • ghredh- — To walk, go. Suffixed zero grade form *ghr̥dh yo . a. gressorial; aggress, congress, degression, digress, egress, ingredient, ingress, introgression, pinnigrade, plantigr …   Universalium

  • pin|ni|grade — «PIHN uh grayd», adjective, noun. –adj. moving on land by means of finlike parts or flippers, as seals and walruses. –n. a pinnigrade animal. ╂[< Latin pinna feather, wing + gradus, ūs step < gradī to walk] …   Useful english dictionary

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