Synonyms of plantigrade


1. plantigrade mammal, plantigrade, placental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammal

usage: an animal that walks with the entire sole of the foot touching the ground as e.g. bears and human beings


1. plantigrade (vs. digitigrade)

usage: (of mammals) walking on the whole sole of the foot (as rabbits, raccoons, bears, and humans do)

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Definition and meaning of plantigrade (Dictionary)