Walking going from destination to put
- capable walk about
- hiking; going from destination to place.
suggests exactly like "ambulatory" (able to ambulate,u000du000astroll about).
1610s, from Latin ambulantem (nominative ambulans), present participle of ambulare (see amble). Of conditions, denoting situations when the patient could be up and around, by 1913.
(a.) Walking; going from spot to spot.