Definition of Digitigrade mammal

1. Noun. An animal that walks so that only the toes touch the ground as e.g. dogs and cats and horses.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Digitigrade Mammal

digitate dermatosis
digitate impressions
digitate wart
digitated
digitately
digitating
digitation
digitationes hippocampi
digited
digiterati
digitgrade
digiti
digiti hippocratici
digitiform
digitigrade
digitigrade mammal (current term)
digitigrades
digitin
digitipartite
digitisation
digitisations
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digitised
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digitizability
digitizable
digitization

Literary usage of Digitigrade mammal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Contemporary Review (1893)
"In a digitigrade mammal, however, the toes exclusively the fulcrum, and if they are to bear the leap, the flexor muscles which depress and bend ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1893)
"In a digitigrade mammal, however, the toes form almost exclusively the fulcrum, and if they are to bear the reaction of a higher leap, the flexor muscles ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"In a digitigrade mammal, however, the toes form almost exclusively the fulcrum, and if they are to bear the reaction of a higher leap, the flexor muscles ..."

4. Kantner's Illustrated Book of Objects, Containing Over 2000 Fine Engravings by Washington C. Kantner (1892)
"Leopard, A carnivorous digitigrade mammal. It is yellow, with black spots along the back and sides. US'Digitigrade, An animal that walks or steps on its ..."

5. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1878)
"616. Cues: see ONION, XII. 631, 2 b (ill.). Civ'ET, digitigrade mammal, IV. 617 (ill.). Civet cat, 2 be (ill.). ..."

6. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1884)
"616. Cite»: see ONION, XII. 631, 2 b (ill.). CIV'ET, digitigrade mammal, IV. 617 (ill.). Civet cat, 2 be (ill. ..."

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