- adj. (动物的尾足等)适于抓握的；有理解力的；贪婪的
adapted for grasping especially by wrapping around an object;
"a monkey's prehensile tail"
having a keen intellect;
"poets--those gifted strangely prehensile men"
immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth;
"they are avaricious and will do anything for money"
"casting covetous eyes on his neighbor's fields"
"a grasping old miser"
"greedy for money and power"
"grew richer and greedier"
"prehensile employers stingy with raises for their employees"