- a pad foot having the appearance of toes joined by a web.
Also called duck foot.
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Examples from the Web for web-feet
All sail was set, and the little craft slipped away from the land with the ease of an aquatic bird, that is plying its web-feet.The Sea Lions
James Fenimore Cooper
But dry land will not give us your sharp toes to scratch with, any sooner than water will give you web-feet to swim with.
Of this principle, the web-feet of some birds, the long legs and neck of the stork, are examples.
"No horses are web-footed" denies that the attributes of a horse ever coexist with web-feet.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive
John Stuart Mill
Gallinace and web-feet present certain birds best known and most useful to us.The Natural Philosophy of Love
Remy de Gourmont