Locomotor meaning

lōkə-mōtər
A machine or organism with power of locomotion.
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Of or relating to locomotion; locomotive.
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Of or relating to locomotion.
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Of or pertaining to movement or locomotion.
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The definition of a locomotor is a machine, person or animal that can move from one place to another.

An example of a locomotor is a lab rat moving around a maze in an experiment.

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Something that is capable of locomotion.
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Origin of locomotor

  • Latin locō from a place ablative of locus place motor

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition