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adactylous

[ ey-dak-tl-uhs ]
/ eɪˈdæk tl əs /
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adjective Zoology.

having no fingers or toes.

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Origin of adactylous

First recorded in 1855–60; a-6 + -dactylous

Words nearby adactylous

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British Dictionary definitions for adactylous

adactylous
/ (eɪˈdæktɪləs) /

adjective

possessing no fingers or toes

Word Origin for adactylous

C19: from a- 1 + dactyl + -ous
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