Similar to canine or feline hind legs. Most used in describing furry or were type people.

Dig"i*ti*grade (?), a. [L. digitus finger, toe + gradi to step, walk: cf. F. digitigrade.] Zool.

Walking on the toes; -- distinguished from plantigrade.


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Dig"i*ti*grade, n. Zool.

An animal that walks on its toes, as the cat, lion, wolf, etc.; -- distinguished from a plantigrade, which walks on the palm of the foot.


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