Gressorial
Gressorial Gres*so"ri*al, Gressorious Gres*so"ri*ous, a. [L. gressus, p. p. of gradi to step, go.] (Zool.) Adapted for walking; anisodactylous; as the feet of certain birds and insects. See Illust. under {Aves}.

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  • gressorial — [gre sôr′ē əl] adj. [< L gressus, pp. of gradi: see GRADE] adapted for walking, as the feet of certain birds …   English World dictionary

  • gressorial — adj. [L. gressus, step] Adapted for walking …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • gressorial — /gre sawr ee euhl, sohr /, adj. Zool. adapted for walking, as the feet of some birds. [1835 45; < L gress(us), ptp. of gradi to walk + orial, as in GRALLATORIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • gressorial — gres·so·ri·al || gre sɔːrɪəl adj. fitted for walking, having limbs fitted for walking (said of birds) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gressorial — gres·so·ri·al …   English syllables

  • gressorial — /grɛˈsɔriəl/ (say gre sawreeuhl) adjective adapted for walking, as the feet of some birds. {New Latin gressōrius + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • gressorial —   a. adapted for walking …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • gressorial — adj. Zool. 1 walking. 2 adapted for walking. Etymology: mod.L gressorius f. L gradi gress walk …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gressorious — Gressorial Gres*so ri*al, Gressorious Gres*so ri*ous, a. [L. gressus, p. p. of gradi to step, go.] (Zool.) Adapted for walking; anisodactylous; as the feet of certain birds and insects. See Illust. under {Aves} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GAT-X — Gressorial Armaments Tactical eXperimental (Academic & Science) …   Abbreviations dictionary

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