1. (of certain animals) having webbed feet that facilitate swimming

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How to use web-footed in a sentence

  • It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.

    The Tale of Grandfather Mole | Arthur Scott Bailey
  • Here for the first time I saw web-footed birds perched in trees.

  • Ray says, and Linnæus after him, that the water-rat is web-footed behind.

  • Like the peccary, he is tailless, and in a manner web-footed, being thus adapted for a semi-aquatic life.

    The Desert World | Arthur Mangin
  • The individual bones are not like those of Dinosaurs, and diverge in Rhamphorhynchus as though the animals were web-footed.

    Dragons of the Air | H. G. Seeley