exaspidean

Exaspidean

Ex`as*pid"e*an\, a. [Gr. ? out +?,?,a shield.] (Zo["o]l.) Having the anterior scute? extending around the tarsus on the outer side, leaving the inner side naked; -- said of certain birds.
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