- any member of the suborder Fissipedia, carnivorous mammals that have separate toes, as bears, badgers, dogs, cats, and raccoons.
- of or relating to the Fissipedia.
- cleft-footed or cloven-hoofed.
Origin of fissiped
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This is not deeply grooved on the tibial facet as it is in Fissiped Carnivora.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia
Frank Evers Beddard
fissipedal (fɪˈsɪpɪdəl, ˌfɪsɪˈpiːdəl)
- having toes that are separated from one another, as dogs, cats, bears, and similar carnivores
- a fissiped animal
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