Totipalmate meaning

tōtĭ-pălmāt
Having webbing that connects all four toes, as in waterbirds such as pelicans, gannets, and boobies.
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Having all four toes completely united by a web, as ducks, geese, or pelicans.
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(zoology) Having all four toes united by a web, as in the pelican.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Origin of totipalmate

  • Latin tōtus whole total palmate

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

  • Latin totus all, whole + English palmate.

    From Wiktionary