aliped

[al-uh-ped]Zoology
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adjective

having the toes connected by a winglike membrane, as a bat.

noun

an aliped animal.

Origin of aliped

First recorded in 1725–35, aliped is from the Latin word āliped- (stem of ālipēs wing-footed). See ala, -ped
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aliped

adjective

(of bats and similar animals) having the digits connected by a winglike membrane

noun

an aliped animal

Word Origin for aliped

C19: from Latin ālipēs having winged feet, from āla wing + -ped
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