totipalmate

totipalmate

[toh-tuh-pal-meyt, -mit, -pahl-, -pah-meyt]
adjective Ornithology.
having all four toes fully webbed.

Origin:
1870–75; toti- + palmate

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totipalmate (ˌtəʊtɪˈpælmɪt, -ˌmeɪt)
 
adj
(of certain birds) having all four toes webbed
 
[C19: from Latin tōtus entire + palmate, from Latin palmātus shaped like a hand, from palmapalm1]
 
totipal'mation
 
n

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