Synpelmous
Synpelmous Syn*pel"mous, a. [Pref. syn- + ? the sole of the foot.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the two main flexor tendons of the toes blended together. [1913 Webster]

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  • synpelmous — (ˈ)sin|pelməs, sənˈp adjective Etymology: irregular from syn + Greek pelma sole of the foot + English ous more at fell : having the two main flexor tendons of the toes blended above the divisions which go to each digit synpelmous foot of a bird …   Useful english dictionary

  • synpelmous — syn·pel·mous …   English syllables

  • caprimulgiform — ▪ order of birds Introduction also called  nightjars    any of about 120 species of soft plumaged birds (bird), the major groups of which are called nightjars (nightjar), nighthawks (nighthawk), potoos (potoo), frogmouths (frogmouth), and owlet… …   Universalium

  • sym|pel|mous — «sihm PEHL muhs», adjective. (of birds) having the two deep flexor tendons of the toes blended into one before dividing to proceed to the digits. Also, synpelmous. ╂[< sym + Greek pélma sole of the foot + English ous] …   Useful english dictionary

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