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aliped

[ al-uh-ped ]
/ ˈæl əˌpɛd /
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adjective

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

noun

an aliped animal.

Nearby words

alimony, alinasal, aline, alinotum, alioth, aliped, aliphatic, aliphatic acids, alipterion, aliquant, aliquippa

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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Examples from the Web for aliped

  • Wing′-foot′ed, having wings on the feet, aliped; Wing′less, without wings.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)|Various

British Dictionary definitions for aliped

aliped

/ (ˈælɪˌpɛd) /

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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