Definitions

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  • n. The number and arrangement of digits (fingers and toes) on the hands, feet, or sometimes wings of a tetrapod animal.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek δάκτυλος (dáktulos, "finger"), and -y. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • As anyone who follows Megan closely (don't we all?) knows, Megan has a genetic condition called brachy-dactyly, characterized by abnormally short fingers.

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  • As anyone who follows Megan closely (don’t we all?) knows, Megan has a genetic condition called brachy-dactyly, characterized by abnormally short fingers.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

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