Leptodactyl
Leptodactyl Lep`to*dac"tyl (l[e^]p`t[-o]*d[a^]k"t[i^]l), n. [Gr. lepto`s small, thin + da`ktylos finger, toe.] (Zo["o]l.) A bird or other animal having slender toes. [Written also {lepodactyle}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • leptodactyl — lep·to·dac·tyl …   English syllables

  • leptodactyl — adj. & n. adj. having long slender toes. n. a bird having these. * * * I. | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|daktəl adjective Etymology: New Latin leptodactylus, from lept + dactylus (from Greek daktylos dactylous : leptodactylous II. noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • lepodactyle — Leptodactyl Lep to*dac tyl (l[e^]p t[ o]*d[a^]k t[i^]l), n. [Gr. lepto s small, thin + da ktylos finger, toe.] (Zo[ o]l.) A bird or other animal having slender toes. [Written also {lepodactyle}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lep|to|dac|ty|lous — «LEHP tuh DAK tuh luhs», adjective. = leptodactyl. (Cf. ↑leptodactyl) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Leptodactylidae — n. [See {leptodactyl}.] A natural family of New World frogs; in some classifications it is essentially coextensive with the family {Bufonidae}. Syn: family {Leptodactylidae}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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