[ al-uh-ped ]
/ ˈæl əˌpɛd /
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having the toes connected by a winglike membrane, as a bat.
an aliped animal.
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Example sentences from the Web for aliped
Wing′-foot′ed, having wings on the feet, aliped; Wing′less, without wings.
British Dictionary definitions for aliped
/ (ˈælɪˌpɛd) /
(of bats and similar animals) having the digits connected by a winglike membrane
an aliped animal
Word Origin for aliped
C19: from Latin ālipēs having winged feet, from āla wing + -ped
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