- (ornithology) Having two toes pointing forward, and two toes pointing backward.
From zyg- + Ancient Greek δάκτυλος (dáktulos, “finger”).
Variant of zygodactyl
having the toes arranged in two opposed pairs, two in front and two in the rear
Origin of zygodactylzygo- + dactyl
a zygodactyl bird, as the parrot