a. later in time; later in the order of proceeding or moving; coming after; located behind
The posterior leg pairs were slightly longer than those preceding it, giving the creature a pronounced trough between its 'back' and the vertically oriented front end.
Sentence in Classic:
In no way could it have been guessed of what his coat was made, for both its sleeves and its skirts were so ragged and filthy as to defy description, while instead of two posterior tails, there dangled four of those appendages, with, projecting from them, a torn newspaper.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
It should be added, that the foundation of the Society of the Rights of Man seems to have been posterior to the date when this paper was found.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
He gathered her lovely, heavy posteriors one in each hand and pressed them in towards him in a frenzy, quivering motionless in the rain.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context