Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as zygodactyl.

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  • adjective ornithology Having two toes pointing forward, and two toes pointing backward.

Etymologies

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From zyg- + Ancient Greek δάκτυλος (dáktulos, "finger").

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