Zool. walking with the body parallel to the ground
Origin of pronograde; from Classical Latin pronus, bent forward (see prone) + -o- + -grade
Walking with the long axis of the body parallel to the ground, as do most quadrupeds.
Origin of pronogradeLatin pr&omacron;nus, leaning forward; see prone + -gradus, walking (from grad&imacron;, to move; see retrograde).