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syndactyl

[ sin-dak-til ]
/ sɪnˈdæk tɪl /
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adjective
having certain digits joined together.
noun
a syndactyl animal.
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Origin of syndactyl

First recorded in 1830–40; variant of syndactylus

OTHER WORDS FROM syndactyl

syn·dac·tyl·ism [sin-dak-tuh-liz-uhm], /sɪnˈdæk təˌlɪz əm/, sin·dac·tyl·y [sin-dak-tuh-lee], /sɪnˈdæk tə li/, noun
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How to use syndactyl in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for syndactyl

syndactyl
/ (sɪnˈdæktɪl) /

adjective
(of certain animals) having two or more digits growing fused together
noun
an animal with this arrangement of digits

Derived forms of syndactyl

syndactylism, noun
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