1. Two-footed. 2. Any animal with only two feet. [bi- + L. pes, foot]

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bi·ped 'bī-.ped n a two-footed animal
biped or bi·ped·al (')bī-'ped-əl adj

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bi·ped (biґped) [bi- + L. pes foot] 1. an animal with two feet. 2. bipedal.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • biped — BIPÉD, Ă, bipezi, de, adj. (Adesea substantivat) Care stă sau umblă în două picioare. – Din fr. bipède, lat. bipes, edis. Trimis de paula, 21.06.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  bipéd adj. m., pl. bipézi; f. sg …   Dicționar Român

  • Biped — Bi ped, a. Having two feet; two footed. [1913 Webster] By which the man, when heavenly life was ceased, Became a helpless, naked, biped beast. Byrom. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Biped — Bi ped, n. [L. bipes; bis twice + pes, pedis, ?oot: cf. F. bip[ e]de.] A two footed animal, as man. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • biped — biped, ausschließliche oder überwiegende Fortbewegungsweise auf den Hinterbeinen bei Wirbeltieren (einige Reptilien, Vögel oder Säuger) …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • bìpēd — m 〈G bipéda〉 biol. onaj koji se kreće na dvije noge; dvonožac, dvonožni ✧ {{001f}}lat …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • biped — (n.) animal with two feet, 1640s, from L. bipedem (nom. bipes) two footed, as a plural noun, men; from bi two (see BI (Cf. bi )) + pedem (nom. pes) foot (see FOOT (Cf. foot)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • biped — bìpēd m <G bipéda> DEFINICIJA biol. onaj koji se kreće na dvije noge; dvonožac ETIMOLOGIJA lat. bipes …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • biped — ► NOUN ▪ an animal that walks on two feet. DERIVATIVES bipedal adjective. ORIGIN from Latin bi having two + pes foot …   English terms dictionary

  • biped — [bī′ped΄] n. [L bipes: see BI 1 & PED] any two footed animal adj. two footed: also bipedal …   English World dictionary

  • Biped — Bipedie (lat. bis „doppelt“, pes/pedis „Fuß“) ist die Fortbewegung, beispielsweise Gehen oder Hüpfen, auf zwei Beinen („Zweibeinigkeit“). Landwirbeltiere oder Maschinen, die sich gewöhnlich biped bewegen, werden als Bipede („Zweibeiner“)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • biped — UK [ˈbaɪped] / US [ˈbaɪˌped] noun [countable] Word forms biped : singular biped plural bipeds biology an animal that walks on two legs …   English dictionary

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