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quadrupednoun [C]

uk   /ˈkwɒd.rə.ped/  us   /ˈkwɑː.drə.ped/ specialized
any ​animal that has four ​legs: Horses, ​lions and ​dogs are quadrupeds, but ​humans are ​bipeds.
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(Definition of quadruped from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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quadrupednoun [C]

 us   /ˈkwɑd·rəˌped/
biology any ​animal that has four ​feet: Horses and ​dogs are quadrupeds.
(Definition of quadruped from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “quadruped”
in Spanish cuadrúpedo…
in Vietnamese động vật có bốn chân…
in Malaysian kuadruped…
in Thai สัตว์สี่เท้า…
in French quadrupède…
in German der Vierfüßer…
in Chinese (Simplified) 四足动物…
in Indonesian binatang berkaki empat…
in Chinese (Traditional) 四足動物…
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