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Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

quā̆drŭpēs: (quā̆drĭpes), pĕdis (
I gen. plur. quadrupedium, Capitol. Ver. 5, 2), adj. quattuor-pes, having four feet, going on four feet; esp.,
   A Galloping (post-Aug.): ecus, Enn. ap. Gell. 18, 5, 4; cf. Macr. S. 6, 9, 10: equestri celeritate, quadrupedi cursu solum replaudens, App. M. 6, p. 185, 7.— Transf.: dum certum flectit in orbem Quadrupedis cursus, Ov. M. 6, 226.—
   B Of persons, on all fours, creeping, going on hands and feet: atque audin? quadrupedem constringito, so that he can only move on all fours, Ter. And. 5, 2, 24: mox quadrupes (infans) rituque tulit sua membra ferarum, Ov. M. 15, 222: homines ... bestiarum more quadrupedes coërcuit, Suet. Calig. 27; id. Ner.48.—
II Subst.: quā̆drŭpēs, ĕdis, m., f., and n., a quadruped, four-footed creature.
   A Masc., mostly of beasts of draught or burden; v. Quint. 8, 6, 20: calcari quadrupedem agitabo advorsum clivum, Plaut. As. 3, 3, 11: reprime parumper vim citatūm quadrupedum, Att. ap. Non. 495, 20: quadrupedum vectiones, quorum, etc., Cic. N. D. 2, 60, 151: de omnibus quadrupedibus ... qui idonei sunt, etc., Varr. R. R. 1, 20, 1; Verg. A. 11, 714: saucius quadrupes, id. ib. 7, 500.— Contemptuously (opp. bipes), Cic. Dom. 18, 48: nihil inter te atque inter quadrupedem interesse, id. Par. 1, 3, 14: quadrupes nequissime, App. M. 7, p. 200, 10.—
   B Fem. (sc. bestia): ducite eo mutas quadrupedes, Naev. ap. Non. p. 924 (Trag. Rel. v. 28 Rib.): si quamvis quadrupedem serpens momorderit, Cato, R. R. 102; Enn. ap. Non. p. 407, 22 (Trag. Rel. v. 219 Vahl.): quadrupes tardigrada, Pac. ap. Cic. Div. 2, 64, 133 (Trag. Rel. v. 2 Rib.): quadrupes qua vasta tenetur, Cic. N. D. 2, 44, 114; Varr. L. L. 7, § 39 Müll.; Verg. E. 5, 26: sollicitari quadripedes cunctas, Plin. 8, 17, 23, § 62.—
   C Neutr. (sc. animal): cetera quadrupedia, Col. 11, 2, 33: majora, id. 11, 2, 14: crocodilum, quadripes malum et infestum, Plin. 8, 25, 37, § 89: plurima autem obruerit quadrupedia, Jul. Val. Rer. Gest. Alex. 3, 36.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

quădrŭpēs,¹² ĕdis,
1 qui va sur quatre pieds, qui galope : Enn. Ann. 232 ; Apul. M. 6, 28
2 qui a quatre pieds ; appuyé sur ses pieds et ses mains [famil., qui est à quatre pattes] : Ov. M. 15, 222 ; Suet. Cal. 27 ; aliquem quadrupedem constringere Ter. Andr. 865, lier qqn par les quatre pattes (= pieds et mains)
3 subst. : a) m., quadrupède : Cic. Nat. 2, 151 ; b) f., Cato Agr. 102 ; Enn. Scen. 219 Vahlen1 [forme quadrupedum en Enn. Scen. 190 Vahlen2 ] ; Virg. B. 5, 26 ; Plin. 8, 62 ; c) n., pl. quadrupedia Col. Rust. 11, 2, 14 ; Plin. 8, 89. forme quadrip- meill. mss de Cic.

Latin > German (Georges)

quadrupēs (quadripēs), pedis (quattuor u. pes), auf vier Füßen gehend od. stehend, I) galoppierend, eques, Enn. ann. 232: übtr., quadrupedi cursu, im Galopp, Apul. met. 6, 27 u. 28. – II) vierfüßig, A) v. Tieren: a) adi.: quadrupes malum, v. Krokodil, Amm.: u. so quadrupes malum et terrā pariter atque flumine infestum, Plin. – b) subst. comm., das vierfüßige Tier, α) masc.: saucius qu., Verg.: quadrupedis cursus, des Pferdes, Ov. met. 6, 226: quadrupedum vectiones, quorum celeritas etc., Cic.: quadrupedum cursu, Verg. – β) fem.: bos aut alia quaevis qu., Cato: qu. nulla, Verg.: parvae quadripedes, Plin.: qu. aurita, Solin.: urbi condendae quadrupedem futuram ducem, Aur. Vict. – γ) neutr.: cetera quadrupedia, Colum.: maiora quadrupedia, Colum.: omnia quadrupedia, Pallad. u. Vulg. – B) v. Menschen, a) v. Mißgeburten, pueri quadrupedes et quadrumanes nati, Iul. Obsequ. 73: puella biceps quadripes quadrimana, Iul. Obsequ. 111. – b) v. Menschen übh., wenn ihre Arme als Füße betrachtet werden, quadrupedem constringito, binde ihm Hände und Füße, Ter.: multos quadrupedes caveā coërcuit, auf Händen u. Füßen stehend, wie Tiere, Suet.: quadrupes per angustias effossae cavernae receptus in proximam cellam, auf allen Vieren kriechend, Suet. – / Genet. Plur. gew. quadrupedum (quadripedum); aber quadripedium, Colum. 1, 2, 5 cod. P. Capit. Ver. 5, 2 cod. B (u. ed. Peter). Isid. orig. 12, 7, 5 cod. Gud. 1.

Latin > English

quadrupes (gen.), quadrupedis ADJ :: four-footed
quadrupes quadrupes quadrupedis N C :: quadruped