Scansorial Definition

Characterized by or used for climbing.
Scansorial birds.
American Heritage
Of or adapted for climbing, as a bird's feet.
Webster's New World
That climbs or can climb.
Webster's New World

Origin of Scansorial

  • From Latin scānsōrius from scānsus past participle of scandere to climb skand- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin scansarius, from scansus, past participle of scandere (“to climb").

    From Wiktionary

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