pamprodactylous

or pam·pro·dac·tyl

[ pam-proh-dak-tuh-luhs or pam-proh-dak-til ]
/ ˌpæm proʊˈdæk tə ləs or ˌpæm proʊˈdæk tɪl /

adjective Ornithology.

having all four toes directed forward, as in swifts and colies.

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Origin of pamprodactylous

1895–1900; pam- (variant of pan-) + pro-2 + -dactylous

OTHER WORDS FROM pamprodactylous

pam·pro·dac·tyl·ism, noun

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