semipalmate

semipalmate

[sem-ee-pal-meyt, -mit, -pahl-, -pah-meyt, sem-ahy-]
adjective
partially or imperfectly palmate, as a bird's foot; half-webbed.
Also, semipalmated.


Origin:
1775–85; semi- + palmate

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semipalmate or semipalmated (ˌsɛmɪˈpæmɪt)
 
adj
(of the feet of some birds) having the front three toes partly webbed
 
semipalmated or semipalmated
 
adj

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