from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Digitigrade, with blunt non-retractile claws, as a dog; cynopodous: specifically applied to a division of the Viverridæ: opposed to cat-footed or æluropodous.
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"I have dwelt in the shapeless world, where slumbered hermaphrodite animals, under the weight of an opaque atmosphere, in the depths of gloomy waves -- when the fingers, the fins, and the wings were confounded, and eyes without heads floated like molluscs amongst human-faced bulls and dog-footed serpents.
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