Complete Definition of "brachiate"

English

Etymology 1
From Latin brachiatus, from brachium âarm, branchâ.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËbrækɪÉt/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Having decussate branches.

Etymology 2
Back-formation from brachiator.

Pronunciation
IPA|/Ëbrækɪeɪt/

Verb
en-verb|brachiat|ing

  1. intransitive To move like a brachiator; to swing from branch to branch, advance by brachiation.

#:...brachiating from handhold to handhold like chimpanzees in a jungle.

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