Meaning of brachiate

bra•chi•ate

Pronunciation: (adj.brā'kē-it, -āt", brak'ē-v.brā'kē-āt", brak'ē-), [key]
— adj., v., -at•ed, -at•ing.
—adj.
  1. having widely spreading branches in alternate pairs.
  2. having arms.
—v.i.
  1. to progress by means of brachiation.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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