saltatorial
adjective Date: 1789 relating to, marked by, or adapted for leaping <
saltatorial legs of a grasshopper
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  • Saltatorial — Sal ta*to ri*al, a. 1. Relating to leaping; saltatory; as, saltatorial exercises. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Same as {Saltatorious}. (b) Of or pertaining to the Saltatoria. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saltatorial — [sal΄tə tôr′ē əl] adj. 1. of saltation 2. Zool. of, characterized by, or adapted for leaping …   English World dictionary

  • saltatorial — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷əl adjective Etymology: Latin saltatorius + English al 1. : of, relating to, or marked by leaping or dancing : saltatory saltatorial exercises the bow s saltatorial elasticity Paul Hindemith …   Useful english dictionary

  • saltatorial — /sal teuh tawr ee euhl, tohr /, adj. 1. pertaining to saltation. 2. Zool. characterized by or adapted for leaping. [1780 90; SALTATORY + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • saltatorial — sal·ta·to·ri·al (sal″tə torґe əl) saltatory …   Medical dictionary

  • saltatorial — [ˌsaltə tɔ:rɪəl, sɔ: , sɒ ] adjective chiefly Entomology (especially of grasshoppers or their limbs) adapted for leaping …   English new terms dictionary

  • saltatorial — sal·ta·to·ri·al …   English syllables

  • saltatorial — sal•ta•to•ri•al [[t]ˌsæl təˈtɔr i əl, ˈtoʊr [/t]] adj. 1) bio pertaining to saltation 2) zool. characterized by or adapted for leaping • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • saltatorial — /sæltəˈtɔriəl/ (say saltuh tawreeuhl) adjective 1. relating to saltation. 2. characterised by or adapted for leaping …   Australian English dictionary

  • Insect morphology — Legend of body parts Tagmata : A Head, B Thorax, C Abdomen. 1. antenna 2. ocelli (lower) 3. ocelli (upper) 4. compound eye 5. brain (cerebral ganglia) 6. prothorax …   Wikipedia

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