from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having partial or reduced webbing between the toes, as some wading birds do.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. semipalmated

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the anterior toes joined only part way down with a web; half-webbed. See Illust. k under aves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Half-webbed, as the toes of a bird; having partly webbed or imperfectly palmate feet, as a bird: applied to many species whose toes are webbed at the base only, or not more than half-way to their ends. Compare cuts under bicolligate and palmate.


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