from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having more than the normal number of digits.
- n. A person or an animal having more than the normal number of digits.
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- adj. polydactylous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having many digits, whether fingers or toes; exhibiting or characterized by polydactylism.
- n. A polydactyl animal.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to a person (or other vertebrate) having more than the normal number of digits
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Best of all, he’s got six toes, presumably making him capable of the sort of freakish primate-like feats generally found in polydactyl cats — opening latches, picking things up, etc. Want him?
Two of the three kittens I have now are polydactyl, meaning they have six toes on their front paws.
April 15, 2010 at 10:46 am polydactyl tooties rawk! my baby katz haz a thumbz too!
Mai dadcat yewsed to habz a polydactyl kitteh, himz naem wuz Thumbs.
One of the guys on the Build LLC team is owned by the coolest polydactyl cat ever.
There are two photo of Linus, including a close up of his polydactyl forepaws:
He is Linus Beane Thumbknuckle (he came with the Linus part attached, and it fit so well, we kept it), a three-year-old polydactyl Lynx-point "Siamese" mix.
My wife and I are looking for a polydactyl in the Fort Worth, Texas area.
There are two feral toms in my area that are polydactyl and manage to pass it on every so often.
September 5, 2009 at 8:06 am polydactyl cat. its a cool mutation. but the thumbs are not opposable