from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Adapted to or specialized for running: cursorial birds; cursorial legs.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Adapted for running.
- adj. Having legs fitted for running.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Adapted to running or walking, and not to prehension. See Illust. of aves.
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Cursores.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Fitted for running: as, the cursorial legs of a dog.
- Having limbs adapted for walking or running, as distinguished from other modes of progression: as, a cursorial isopod; a cursorial orthopteran.
- Habitually progressing by walking or running, as distinguished from hopping, leaping, etc.; gradient; gressorial; ambulatory. Specifically
- Of or pertaining to the Cursoria, Cursores, or Cursitores.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of limbs and feet) adapted for running
From Late Latin cursōrius, of running; see cursory.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)