digitigrade

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digitigrade

(dĭj′ĭ-tĭ-grād′)
adj.
Relating to an animal, such as a cat or dog, whose weight is borne on the toes.

dig′i·ti·grade′ n.
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digitigrade

adjective Referring to an animal whose weight is carried by its digits—e.g., canines, felines.
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digitigrade

walking on the toes or fingers, as in most fast-running animals such as dogs and cats.
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