Tetradactylous
Tetradactylous Tet`ra*dac"tyl*ous, a. [Gr. ?; te`tra- (see {Tetra-}) + ? finger, toe.] (Zo["o]l.) Having, or characterized by, four digits to the foot or hand. [1913 Webster]

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  • tetradactylous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|daktələs adjective Etymology: Greek tetradaktylos, from tetra + daktylos finger, toe : having four digits a tetradactylous animal * * * tetradacˈtylous adjective Having four fingers or toes • • • Main Entry: ↑tetra …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetradactylous — tet·ra·dac·ty·lous (tĕt rə dăkʹtə ləs) adj. Zoology Having four digits or claws on each extremity. * * * …   Universalium

  • tetradactylous — tet·ra·dac·ty·lous …   English syllables

  • Tetradactyl — Tet ra*dac tyl, Tetradactyle Tet ra*dac tyle, a. [Cf. F. t[ e]tradactyle.] (Zo[ o]l.) Tetradactylous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tetradactyle — Tetradactyl Tet ra*dac tyl, Tetradactyle Tet ra*dac tyle, a. [Cf. F. t[ e]tradactyle.] (Zo[ o]l.) Tetradactylous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • quadridigitate — SYN: tetradactyl. [quadri + L. digitus, digit] * * * quad·ri·dig·i·tate (kwod″rĭ dijґĭ tāt) tetradactylous …   Medical dictionary

  • tetradactyly — n. a congenital abnormality in which there are only four digits on a hand or foot. * * * tet·ra·dac·ty·ly (tet″rə dakґtə le) [tetra + Gr. daktylos finger] the condition of having four digits on the hand or foot. tetradactylous adj …   Medical dictionary

  • tetradactyl(e) —   a.,n. (animal) with four digits.    ♦ tetradactylous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • tetradactyl — n. Zool. an animal with four toes on each foot. Derivatives: tetradactylous adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • tetradactyly — noun see tetradactyl I * * * tetradacˈtyly noun The condition of being tetradactylous • • • Main Entry: ↑tetra …   Useful english dictionary

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