Pamprodactylous
Pamprodactylous Pam`pro*dac"tyl*ous, a. [Pan- + Gr. ? forward + da`ktylos finger.] (Zo["o]l.) Having all the toes turned forward, as the colies. [1913 Webster]

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  • pamprodactylous — pamprodactylism, n. /pam proh dak teuh leuhs/, adj. Ornith. having all four toes directed forward, as in swifts and colies. Also, pamprodactyl. [1895 1900; pam (var. of PAN ) + PRO + DACTYLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pamprodactylous — pam·pro·dactylous …   English syllables

  • pamprodactylous — adjective see pamprodactyl I …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pan- — Panta Pan ta , Panto Pan to [Gr. ?, m., ?, neut., gen. ?, all.] Combining forms signifying all, every; as, panorama, pantheism, pantagraph, pantograph. Pan becomes pam before b or p, as pamprodactylous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Panta- — Pan Pan , Panta Pan ta , Panto Pan to [Gr. ?, m., ?, neut., gen. ?, all.] Combining forms signifying all, every; as, panorama, pantheism, pantagraph, pantograph. Pan becomes pam before b or p, as pamprodactylous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Panto- — Pan Pan , Panta Pan ta , Panto Pan to [Gr. ?, m., ?, neut., gen. ?, all.] Combining forms signifying all, every; as, panorama, pantheism, pantagraph, pantograph. Pan becomes pam before b or p, as pamprodactylous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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