Zygodactyl Definition

zīgə-dăktĭl, zĭgə-
zygodactylous
adjective
Having the toes arranged in two opposed pairs, two in front and two in the rear.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
heterodactyl
noun
A zygodactyl bird, as the parrot.
Webster's New World

Obsolete spelling of zygodactylae.

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Other Word Forms of Zygodactyl

Noun

Singular:
zygodactyl
Plural:
zygodactyls

Origin of Zygodactyl

  • From zyg- + Ancient Greek δάκτυλος (dáktulos, “finger").

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