Tridactyl
Tridactyl Tri*dac"tyl Tridactyle Tri*dac"tyle, a. [Gr. ?: ? (see {Tri-}) + ? digit: cf. F. tridactyle.] (Biol.) Having three fingers or toes, or composed of three movable parts attached to a common base. [1913 Webster]

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  • tridactyl —   a. having three fingers or toes.    ♦ tridentate, a. having three teeth.    ♦ tridigitate, a. tridactyl …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • tridactyl — adj. [Gr. treis, three; daktylos, finger] (ARTHROPODA) Pertaining to an appendage, ambulacrum, or claw with three ungues; see monodactyl, bidactyl …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • tridactyl — /truy dak til/, adj. Zool. having three fingers or toes, as certain reptiles. [1805 15; TRI + DACTYL] * * * …   Universalium

  • tridactyl — adjective Having three digits on a limb …   Wiktionary

  • tridactyl — adj. having three fingers or toes, three fingered …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tridactyl — [trʌɪ daktɪl] adjective Zoology having three toes or fingers. Derivatives tridactyly noun Origin C19: from tri + Gk daktulos finger …   English new terms dictionary

  • tridactyl — tri·dactyl …   English syllables

  • tridactyl — adj. (also tridactylous) having three fingers or toes …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tridactyle — Tridactyl Tri*dac tyl Tridactyle Tri*dac tyle, a. [Gr. ?: ? (see {Tri }) + ? digit: cf. F. tridactyle.] (Biol.) Having three fingers or toes, or composed of three movable parts attached to a common base. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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