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leptodactylous

[ lep-tuh-dak-tuh-luhs ]
/ ˌlɛp təˈdæk tə ləs /
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adjective
having slender toes or fingers.
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Origin of leptodactylous

First recorded in 1860–65; lepto- + -dactylous
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British Dictionary definitions for leptodactylous

leptodactylous
/ (ˌlɛptəʊˈdæktɪləs) /

adjective
zoology having slender digits
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Medical definitions for leptodactylous

leptodactylous
[ lĕp′tō-dăktə-ləs ]

adj.
Having abnormally slender fingers and toes.
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