Bimanous
Bimanous Bim"a*nous, a. [L. bis twice + manus hand.] (Zo["o]l.) Having two hands; two-handed. [1913 Webster]

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  • bimanous — [bī mā′nəs] adj. [ModL bimanus < L bi ,BI 1 + manus, hand: see MANUAL] having two hands …   English World dictionary

  • bimanous — /bim euh neuhs, buy may /, adj. Zool. having two hands, esp. as distinct from feet. Also, bimanal /bim euh nl, buy mayn l/. [1825 35; < NL biman(a) (animalia) two handed (animals) + OUS. See BIMANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bimanous — adjective Having two hands (rather than any other distal part of a forelimb) …   Wiktionary

  • bimanous — bima·nous …   English syllables

  • bimanous — /ˈbɪmənəs/ (say bimuhnuhs), /baɪˈmeɪ / (say buy may ) adjective Zoology two handed. {New Latin bimana (animālia) two handed (animals) + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • bimanous —   a. having two hands; pertaining to human species.    ♦ bimanual, a. requiring or using two hands …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • bimanous — adjective see bimanal …   Useful english dictionary

  • bim|a|nal — «BIHM uh nuhl, by MAY », adjective. = bimanous. (Cf. ↑bimanous) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bimana — Bim a*na, n. pl. [NL. See {Bimanous}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Animals having two hands; a term applied by Cuvier to man as a special order of Mammalia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bimane — /buy mayn/, n. a bimanous animal. [1825 35; BI 1 + mane ( < L manus hand)] * * * …   Universalium

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