Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having laminate tarsi; having the back of the tarsus covered with an undivided lamina on each side, the two meeting in a sharp ridge: opposed to scutelliplantar.

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having the tarsus covered behind with a horny sheath continuous on both sides, as in most singing birds, except the larks.

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  • adjective zoology Having the tarsus covered behind with a horny sheath continuous on both sides, as in most songbirds.

Etymologies

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lamina + Latin planta sole of the foot.

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