(comparative more quadrumane, superlative most quadrumane)
- (zoology, now rare) Pertaining to such an animal; quadrumanous; loosely, "ape-like".
From French quadrumane, from Late Latin quadrumanus.
Variant of quadrumanous
- having all four feet adapted to function as hands
- of a group of primates, including monkeys and great apes, having such adaptation
Origin of quadrumanousformed (based on quadruped) ; from Classical Latin quadru- (see quadruped) + manus, hand (see manual)