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anisodactylous

[ an-ahy-suh-dak-tl-uhs, an-ahy- ]
/ ænˌaɪ səˈdæk tl əs, ˌæn aɪ- /
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adjective

Zoology. having the toes unlike, or unequal in number.
Ornithology. having three toes directed forward and one backward.

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