Unguligrade Un"gu*li*grade, a. [L. ungula hoof + gradi to walk.] (Zo["o]l.) Having, or walking on, hoofs. [1913 Webster]

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  • unguligrade — un·gu·li·grade (ŭngʹgyə lĭ grād ) adj. Walking on hooves. n. An unguligrade mammal.   [Latin ungula, hoof; see ungulate + gradus, walking; see plantigrade.] * * * …   Universalium

  • unguligrade — Walking on hooves, as by horses, pigs, and ruminants. [L. ungula, a hoof, + gradus, a step] * * * un·gu·li·grade əŋ gyə lə .grād, ən adj walking on hooves <horses are unguligrade animals> * * * un·gu·li·grade (ungґgu lĭ… …   Medical dictionary

  • unguligrade — adjective that walks on hooves …   Wiktionary

  • unguligrade — un·gu·li·grade …   English syllables

  • unguligrade — /ˈʌŋgjələgreɪd/ (say unggyuhluhgrayd) adjective Zoology walking on hoofs. {unguli (combining form representing ungula) + grade} …   Australian English dictionary

  • unguligrade — ˈəŋgyələˌgrād, ˈəng adjective Etymology: Latin ungula + English i + grade : walking on hoofs …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Terrestrial locomotion — [ horse an erect stanced unguligrade quadruped with a galloping gait. An animation of photos by Eadweard Muybridge] Terrestrial locomotion has evolved as animals adapted from aquatic to terrestrial environments. Locomotion on land raises… …   Wikipedia

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