- 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)
Having opposable first digits on both the feet and the hands, used for gripping and climbing. Many primates are quadrumanous.
Origin of quadrumanousquadru– + Latin manus, hand; see man-2 in Indo-European roots + –ous.