Adjective(1) adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object(2) having a keen intellect(3) immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth
(1) Nocturnal and arboreal, they clamber up trees and hang from limbs thanks to long prehensile tails and opposable inside toes (like thumbs) on their hind feet.(2) Their prehensile tails enable them to grasp branches, especially as they climb downward, and to balance on tree branches.(3) Coendou and Sphiggurus are arboreal animals, with long, spineless, prehensile tails and wide foot pads.(4) This animal has a prehensile tail, which means it lives in the treetops.(5) The plate in the field guide shows a strange, golden-brown animal with a prehensile tail, hook-like claws and a funny snub nose.
1. greedy ::
2. grabby ::
3. grasping ::
4. avaricious ::
5. covetous ::
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