Plan"ti*grade (?), a. [L. planta sole of the foot + gradi to walk: cf. F. plantigrade.] Zool. (a)

Walking on the sole of the foot; pertaining to the plantigrades.

(b)

Having the foot so formed that the heel touches the ground when the leg is upright.

 

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Plan"ti*grade, n. Zool.

A plantigrade animal, or one that walks or steps on the sole of the foot, as man, and the bears.

 

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