Definition of Bimanous

1. a. Having two hands; two- handed.



Definition of Bimanous

1. Adjective. (biology) Having two hands (rather than any other distal part of a forelimb). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bimanous

1. two-handed [adj]

Medical Definition of Bimanous

1. Having two hands; two-handed. Origin: L. Bis twice + manus hand. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bimanous

biloquists
biloquium
bilsted
bilsteds
biltong
biltongs
bim
bima
bimaculate
bimagnon
bimagnons
bimah
bimahs
bimana
bimanal
bimanous (current term)
bimanual
bimanual percussion
bimanual version
bimanually
bimarginate
bimas
bimastism
bimastoid
bimatoprost
bimatrices
bimatrix
bimaxillary
bimaxillary dentoalveolar protrusion
bimaxillary protrusion

Literary usage of Bimanous

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1. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1837)
"Hitherto, I have intentionally abstained from alluding to the bimanous type ... I do not mean to affirm that the bimanous form approximates • I have not yet ..."

2. The Art of Discourse: A System of Rhetoric, Adapted for Use in Colleges and by Henry Noble Day (1869)
"... next higher species and the specific difference, as, man is logically defined to be animal that is rational—rational animal ; or mammal that is bimanous ..."

3. Ambidexterity, or, Two-handedness and two-brainedness: Or, Two-handedness by John Jackson (1905)
"... conclude that a bimanous race of human beings will be just as superior to a ... people as the present bimanous and perfectly Ambidextrous monkeys are, ..."

4. New physiognomy, or Signs of character, as manifested through temperament by Samuel Roberts Wells (1871)
"Man, having the movable thumb on each of the two upper limbs only, is bimanous or two-handed; and this peculiarity gives a name to the class in which ..."

5. America's Greatest Problem: The Negro by Robert Wilson Shufeldt (1915)
"... an order of the Mammalia including man, the only bimanous animal, strictly speaking, in the world's fauna. Not now in use, as, zoologically, ..."

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