pamprodactylous

or pam·pro·dac·tyl

[ pam-proh-dak-tuh-luh s 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.

Nearby words

  1. pampiniform,
  2. pampiniform plexus,
  3. pamplona,
  4. pampoen,
  5. pampootie,
  6. pamuk,
  7. pamyat,
  8. pan,
  9. pan american games,
  10. pan american union

Origin of pamprodactylous

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

Related formspam·pro·dac·tyl·ism, noun

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