Macrodactyl
Macrodactyl Mac`ro*dac"tyl (m[a^]k`r[-o]*d[a^]k"t[i^]l), n. [Gr. makroda`ktylos long-fingered; makro`s long + da`ktylos finger: cf. F. macrodactyle.] (Zo["o]l.) One of a group of wading birds (Macrodactyli) having very long toes. [Written also {macrodactyle}.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • macrodactyl — / dakˈtil/ noun An animal with long fingers or toes • • • Main Entry: ↑macro …   Useful english dictionary

  • macrodactyl — noun One of a group of wading birds (Macrodactyli) having very long toes …   Wiktionary

  • macrodactyle — Macrodactyl Mac ro*dac tyl (m[a^]k r[ o]*d[a^]k t[i^]l), n. [Gr. makroda ktylos long fingered; makro s long + da ktylos finger: cf. F. macrodactyle.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of a group of wading birds (Macrodactyli) having very long toes. [Written also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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