From FrenchquadrupÃ¨de, from Middle French, from Latin stem of quadrupes (“four-footed, a four-footed animal"), from quadri- (“four-") + stem of pes (“foot")
I saw neither bird, quadruped, reptile, nor insect."
The word "animal" is defined as meaning "any domestic animal" of whatever kind or species, and whether a quadruped or not.
Mammals are few in species, but remarkable, especially Macacus niger, an ape found nowhere else but in Bachian; Anoa depressicornis, a small ox-like quadruped which inhabits the mountainous districts; and the babirusa or pig-deer of the Malays.
The Turkoman horse of Khorasan and the Atak is a large, bony and clumsy-looking quadruped, with marvellous power and endurance.
The timid viscacha (Lagostomus trichodactylus), living in colonies, often with the burrowing owl, and digging deep under ground like the American prairie dog, was almost the only quadruped to be seen upon these immense open plains.