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Oxford dictionary definition of the word prehensile:
(chiefly of an animal’s limb or tail) capable of grasping:
many monkeys have long, prehensile tails which they use in swinging through the trees
late 18th century: from French préhensile, from Latin prehens- ‘grasped’, from the verb prehendere, from prae ‘before’ + hendere ‘to grasp’