Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In zoology, the upper surface of the whole foot.
  • noun In ornithology, sometimes used as synonymous with acrodactylum.
  • noun In art, an elevated pedestal bearing a statue, particularly if raised from the substructure on supports or feet; the plinth of a statue or other work of art, if resting on feet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) The entire upper surface of the foot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun architecture A plinth or pedestal bearing a statue
  • noun anatomy The upper surface of the foot

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  • Pedestal for a vase

    January 27, 2009

  • Are you sure it's not just a headless kangaroo or an acephalic wallaby? From the arsupial family?

    January 28, 2009

  • (n) The entire upper surface of the foot.

    which could be a pedestal for a vase if you are talented...

    January 28, 2009