Prehensile in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Prehensile

able to take hold of and clasp objects

Examples of Prehensile in a sentence

The monkey’s prehensile tail allowed him to spy on his enemies while dangling from a tree.  🔊

A large opossum used its prehensile tail to gather and carry nesting materials.  🔊

Almost as long as its body, the bearcat’s prehensile tail is used as a 5th hand.  🔊

New world porcupine’s prehensile tails help them hang on to trees while climbing.  🔊

Without its prehensile tail, the seahorse would not be able to anchor itself to objects.  🔊

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