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prehensile (adjective); more prehensile, most prehensile
Descriptive of animals or people who are capable of grabbing or holding something by wrapping around it: Elephants have prehensile trunks that they use to grasp and to feed themselves by holding on to whatever it is that they want to eat.
Adapted for seizing and holding something.
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Relating to grabbing, seizing, or holding something by wrapping around it. (1)