Palmigrade

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Palmigrade (Zoöl) Putting the whole foot upon the ground in walking, as some mammals.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • palmigrade Walking on the soles of the feet; plantigrade.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Palmigrade pal′mi-grād noting animals that walk on the sole of the foot and not merely on the toes: plantigrade.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. palma, palm of the hand + gradi, to walk
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. palma, palm, gradi, to walk.