breviped
adj. [L. brevis, short; pes, foot]
Having short legs.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Breviped — Brev i*ped, a. [L. brevis short + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. br[ e]vip[ e]de.] (Zo[ o]l.) Having short legs. n. A breviped bird. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • breviped — ˈbrevəˌped adjective Etymology: brevi + ped : having short legs * * * breviped, pen, rostrate etc.: see brevi …   Useful english dictionary

  • breviped — adjective Having short feet or legs …   Wiktionary

  • breviped — brev·i·ped …   English syllables

  • brevifoliate —   a. having short leaves.    ♦ brevilingual, a. having short tongue.    ♦ breviloquence, n. laconic manner of speech.    ♦ breviped, a. having short legs.    ♦ brevipennate, a. having short wings …   Dictionary of difficult words

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