totipalmate

[ toh-tuh-pal-meyt, -mit, -pahl-, -pah-meyt ]
/ ˌtoʊ təˈpæl meɪt, -mɪt, -ˈpɑl-, -ˈpɑ meɪt /

adjective Ornithology.

having all four toes fully webbed.

Origin of totipalmate

First recorded in 1870–75; toti- + palmate
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totipalmate

/ (ˌtəʊtɪˈpælmɪt, -ˌmeɪt) /

adjective

(of certain birds) having all four toes webbed

Derived Forms

totipalmation, noun

Word Origin for totipalmate

C19: from Latin tōtus entire + palmate, from Latin palmātus shaped like a hand, from palma palm 1
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