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fissiped

[fis-uh-ped]
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noun
  1. any member of the suborder Fissipedia, carnivorous mammals that have separate toes, as bears, badgers, dogs, cats, and raccoons.
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Fissipedia.
  2. cleft-footed or cloven-hoofed.

Origin of fissiped

1640–50; < Late Latin fissiped- stem of fissipēs cloven-footed (see fissi-, -ped)
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Examples from the Web for fissiped

Historical Examples

  • This is not deeply grooved on the tibial facet as it is in Fissiped Carnivora.

    The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia

    Frank Evers Beddard


British Dictionary definitions for fissiped

fissiped

fissipedal (fɪˈsɪpɪdəl, ˌfɪsɪˈpiːdəl)

adjective
  1. having toes that are separated from one another, as dogs, cats, bears, and similar carnivores
noun
  1. a fissiped animal
Compare pinniped
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