brachiate definition

  • adjective:
    • Zoology Having arms or armlike appendages.
    • Having decussate limbs.
    • Having limbs in pairs, decussated, all nearly horizontal, and each set at correct angles utilizing the after that, like in the maple and lilac.
    • having arms or armlike appendages
    • having commonly distributing paired limbs
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To move by moving using the arms from one hold to some other, as specific apes do.
  • verb:
    • to go like a brachiator; to swing from part to branch, advance by brachiation.
    • swing from a single hold to another location
  • others:
    • In botany, having extensively spreading limbs arranged in alternate pairs, or decussate; furnished with brachia.
    • In zoology: Having brachia of any sort; brachiferous. Particularly, of or related to the Brachiata.

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