What does biped mean?

biped meaning in General Dictionary

Having two foot two footed

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  • a-two footed pet as man
  • having two legs
  • an animal with two feet
  • A two-footed animal, as guy.
  • Having two feet; two-footed.

biped meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"animal with two legs," 1640s, from Latin bipedem (nominative bipes) "two-footed," as a plural noun, "men;" from bi- "two" (see bi-) + pedem (nominative pes) "foot" (see base (letter.)).


biped meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A two-footed animal, as guy.

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  • (a.) Having two feet; two-footed.

Sentence Examples with the word biped

At another time, hearing Plato's definition of a man--a biped without feathers--and that one exhibited a cock plucked and called it Plato's man, he thought it an important difference that the knees bent the wrong way.

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