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scutelliplantar

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In ornithology, having the planta, or back of the tarsus, scutellate: said especially of certain passerine birds, in distinction from laminiplantar.

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

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having broad scutella on the front, and small scales on the posterior side, of the tarsus; -- said of certain birds.

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  • adjective zoology, of birds Having broad scutella on the front, and small scales on the posterior side, of the tarsus.

Etymologies

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Latin scutellus a shield + planta foot.

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