Soliped Sol"i*ped, n. [Cf. F. solip[`e]de, It. solipede, Sp. solipedo; apparently fr. L. solus alone + pes, pedis, a foot; but probably fr. L. solidipes solid-footed, whole-hoofed. See {Solid}, and {Pedal}.] (Zo["o]l.) A mammal having a single hoof on each foot, as the horses and asses; a solidungulate. [Written also {solipede}.] [1913 Webster]

The solipeds, or firm-hoofed animals, as horses, asses, and mules, etc., -- they are, also, in mighty number. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • soliped — SOLIPÉD, Ă, solipezi, de, adj., s.n. (Animal) care are piciorul alcătuit dintr un singur deget (terminat cu o copită). – Din fr. solipède. Trimis de LauraGellner, 23.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  SOLIPÉD adj., s. v. monodactil. Trimis de siveco, 13.09 …   Dicționar Român

  • Solipēd — (lat.), Einhufer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • soliped — /sol euh ped /, n. solidungulate. [1640 50; < NL soliped (s. of solipes), equiv. to L soli SOLI 1 + ped , s. of pes foot; see PED] * * * …   Universalium

  • soliped — A solid hoofed animal such as the horse. [L. solidus, solid, + pes, foot] …   Medical dictionary

  • solipéd — adj. m., pl. solipézi; f. sg. solipédã, pl. solipéde …   Romanian orthography

  • soliped — sol·i·ped || sÉ‘lɪped / sÉ’l n. animal which does not have cloven hoofs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • soliped — n. Solidungulate …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • soliped — soli·ped …   English syllables

  • soliped —   a.,n. solidungular (animal).    ♦ solipedal,    ♦ solipedous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • soliped — adj. & n. adj. (of an animal) solid hoofed. n. a solid hoofed animal. Etymology: F solipegravede or mod.L solipes pedis f. L solidipes f. solidus solid + pes foot …   Useful english dictionary

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