Adactylous
Adactyl A*dac"tyl, Adactylous A*dac"tyl*ous, a. [Gr. 'a priv. + ? finger.] (Zo["o]l.) (a) Without fingers or without toes. (b) Without claws on the feet (of crustaceous animals). [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • adactylous — [ā dak′tə ləs] adj. [ A 2 + DACTYL + OUS] lacking fingers or toes from birth …   English World dictionary

  • adactylous — /ay dak tl euhs/, adj. Zool. having no fingers or toes. [1855 60; A 6 + DACTYLOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • adactylous — adjective /ˈeɪˌdæk.tɪl.ʌs/ a) Without fingers or without toes. b) Without claws on the feet (of crustaceous animals) …   Wiktionary

  • adactylous — Without fingers or toes. * * * adac·ty·lous ( )ā dak tə ləs adj being without fingers or toes …   Medical dictionary

  • adactylous — adj. having no fingers or toes (Zoology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adactylous — adac·ty·lous …   English syllables

  • adactylous — /eɪˈdæktələs/ (say ay daktuhluhs) adjective without fingers or toes. {a 6 + dactyl + ous} …   Australian English dictionary

  • adactylous —   a. lacking fingers, toes or claws.    ♦ adactylia, n. congenital lack of toes or fingers …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • adactylous — adjective without fingers and/or toes • Pertains to noun: ↑adactylia …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adactyl — A*dac tyl, Adactylous A*dac tyl*ous, a. [Gr. a priv. + ? finger.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) Without fingers or without toes. (b) Without claws on the feet (of crustaceous animals). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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