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prehensile

 [pre-hen´sil]
adapted for grasping or seizing.

pre·hen·sile

(prē-hen'sil),
Adapted for taking hold of or grasping.
[L. prehendo, pp. -hensus, to lay hold of, seize]

pre·hen·sile

(prē-hen'sil)
Adapted for taking hold of or grasping.
[L. prehendo, pp. -hensus, to lay hold of, seize]

prehensile

adapted for holding or grasping, as are the tails of many New World monkeys.