Didactylous \Di*dac"tyl*ous\, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having only two digits; two-toed. [1913 Webster]

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  • didactylous — di·dac·ty·lous (di dakґtə ləs) having only two digits on a hand or foot …   Medical dictionary

  • didactylous — di·dac·ty·lous …   English syllables

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  • Xiphodon — Xiph o*don, n. [Gr. xi fos a sword + odoy s, odo ntos, a tooth.] (Paleon.) An extinct genus of artiodactylous mammals found in the European Tertiary formations. It had slender legs, didactylous feet, and small canine teeth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • didactyl — adj. [Gr. dis, twice; daktylos, finger] Having two tarsi of equal length; didactyl n.; didactylism n.; didactylous adj …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • didactyl — 1. adjective Having only two toes, fingers or claws. 2. noun A didactyl animal. See Also: didactylism, didactylous, didactyly …   Wiktionary

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