pamprodactylous

pamprodactylous

[pam-proh-dak-tuh-luhs]
adjective Ornithology.
having all four toes directed forward, as in swifts and colies.
Also, pamprodactyl.


Origin:
1895–1900; pam- (variant of pan-) + pro- + -dactylous

pamprodactylism, noun
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