Definition of quadrumane in English:

quadrumane

Pronunciation /ˈkwɒdrʊmeɪn/

noun

rare, historical Zoology
  • A quadrumanous primate.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in William Kenrick (d. 1779), writer and translator. From French quadrumane, noun and adjective (BuffonHist. nat XIV. 18) from post-classical Latin quadrumanus.