Definition of Plantigrade mammal

1. Noun. An animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot touching the ground as e.g. bears and human beings.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plantigrade Mammal

planteater
planted
planter
planter's punch
planter box
planter boxes
planters
plantership
planteth
planthood
planthopper
planticle
planticles
plantigrada
plantigrade
plantigrade mammal (current term)
plantigrades
plantin'
planting
plantings
plantless
plantlet
plantlets
plantlife
plantlike
plantlike flagellate
plantocracies
plantocracy
plants
plantsman

Literary usage of Plantigrade mammal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Contemporary Review (1893)
"In a plantigrade mammal the aes chiefly bear the reaction of the leap, though the a share. In a digitigrade mammal, however, the toes exclusively the ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"In a plantigrade mammal the metatarsal bones chiefly bear the reaction of the leap, though the toes may have a share. In a digitigrade mammal, however, ..."

3. Works by Herbert Spencer (1896)
"In a plantigrade mammal the metatarsal bones chiefly bear the reaction of the leap, though the toes may have a share. In a digiti- grade mammal, however, ..."

4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1864)
"It is often called sweet-' bread in the calf, but this term more properly belongs to the thymus gland. PANDA, a carnivorous plantigrade mammal, ..."

5. The Horse and Its Relatives by Richard Lydekker (1912)
"... joint of the hock (tarsus), and are therefore on a part of the limb, although on its inner side, which is included in the foot of a plantigrade mammal. ..."

6. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"2, 1849, the Austrian general Meyerhofer defeated the Hungarians under Gen. Kiss. PANDA, a carnivorous plantigrade mammal, of the genus ..."

7. The Principles of Biology by Herbert Spencer (1898)
"But let us make a large admission, and suppose these muscles to vary together; what further muscular change is next required 3 In a plantigrade mammal the ..."

8. The Contemporary Review (1893)
"In a plantigrade mammal the aes chiefly bear the reaction of the leap, though the a share. In a digitigrade mammal, however, the toes exclusively the ..."

9. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"In a plantigrade mammal the metatarsal bones chiefly bear the reaction of the leap, though the toes may have a share. In a digitigrade mammal, however, ..."

10. Works by Herbert Spencer (1896)
"In a plantigrade mammal the metatarsal bones chiefly bear the reaction of the leap, though the toes may have a share. In a digiti- grade mammal, however, ..."

11. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge edited by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1864)
"It is often called sweet-' bread in the calf, but this term more properly belongs to the thymus gland. PANDA, a carnivorous plantigrade mammal, ..."

12. The Horse and Its Relatives by Richard Lydekker (1912)
"... joint of the hock (tarsus), and are therefore on a part of the limb, although on its inner side, which is included in the foot of a plantigrade mammal. ..."

13. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1875)
"2, 1849, the Austrian general Meyerhofer defeated the Hungarians under Gen. Kiss. PANDA, a carnivorous plantigrade mammal, of the genus ..."

14. The Principles of Biology by Herbert Spencer (1898)
"But let us make a large admission, and suppose these muscles to vary together; what further muscular change is next required 3 In a plantigrade mammal the ..."

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