Pentadactyl meaning

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Having five digits on each extremity.
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Having five fingers or toes on each hand or foot.
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Having five digits on each extremity.
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(anatomy) Having five digits on a limb.
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Origin of pentadactyl

  • Latin pentadactylus from Greek pentadaktulos penta- penta- daktulos finger, toe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • penta- + Ancient Greek δάκτυλος (dáktulos, “a finger").

    From Wiktionary