Nomopelmous Nom`o*pel"mous, a. [Gr. no`mos law, custom + ? sole of the foot.] (Zo["o]l.) Having a separate and simple tendon to flex the first toe, or hallux, as do passerine birds. [1913 Webster]

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  • nomopelmous — |nämə|pelməs, |nōm adjective Etymology: nomo + pelmous : having a separate and simple tendon to flex the hallux nomopelmous birds …   Useful english dictionary

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