brachiate[brā′kē āt′, brak′ē-; for adj. usually, -it]
brachiate definition by Webster's New World
having widely spreading branches, alternately arranged
Origin: ; from brachio- plush -ate
brachiate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Having arms or armlike appendages.intransitive verb bra·chi·at·ed, bra·chi·at·ing, bra·chi·ates
To move by swinging with the arms from one hold to another, as certain apes do.
Origin: Latin brācchiātus, from brācchium, arm. V., from New Latin brāchiāre, brāchiāt-, from brācchium; see brachium.
- braˌchi·aˈtion noun