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fissiped

[ fis-uh-ped ]
/ ˈfɪs əˌpɛd /
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noun

any member of the suborder Fissipedia, carnivorous mammals that have separate toes, as bears, badgers, dogs, cats, and raccoons.

adjective

of or relating to the Fissipedia.
cleft-footed or cloven-hoofed.

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Origin of fissiped

1640–50; <Late Latin fissiped- stem of fissipēs cloven-footed (see fissi-, -ped)
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British Dictionary definitions for fissiped

fissiped

fissipedal (fɪˈsɪpɪdəl, ˌfɪsɪˈpiːdəl)

/ (ˈfɪsɪˌpɛd) /

adjective

having toes that are separated from one another, as dogs, cats, bears, and similar carnivores

noun

a fissiped animal
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