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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Prehensile(0.01086 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Prehensile.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an
object; “a monkey's prehensile tail” [ant: nonprehensile]
2: having a keen intellect; “poets--those gifted strangely
prehensile men”- A.T.Quiller-Couch
3: immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth; “they are
avaricious and will do anything for money”; “casting
covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields”; “a grasping old
miser”; “grasping commercialism”; “greedy for money and
power”; “grew richer and greedier”; “prehensile employers
stingy with raises for their employees” [syn: avaricious,
covetous, grabby, grasping, greedy]
English → English (gcide)
Prehensile \Pre*hen"sile\, a. [L. prehensus, p. p. of prehendere
to lay hold of, seize; pre- (equiv. to prae before) + hendere
(in comp.), akin to E. get: cf. F. pr['e]hensile. See Get,
and cf. Prison, Prize, n.]
Adapted to seize or grasp; seizing; grasping; as, the
prehensile tail of a monkey.