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pamprodactylous

[ pam-proh-dak-tuh-luhs ]
/ ˌpæm proʊˈdæk tə ləs /
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adjective Ornithology.
having all four toes directed forward, as in swifts and colies.
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Also pam·pro·dac·tyl [pam-proh-dak-til] /ˌpæm proʊˈdæk tɪl/ .

Origin of pamprodactylous

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

OTHER WORDS FROM pamprodactylous

pam·pro·dac·tyl·ism, noun

Words nearby pamprodactylous

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