plural noun

in some classifications
: a primary division of Marsupialia comprising forms in which the second and third pedal digits are bound together into a single double-nailed toe and being approximately equal to Diprotodontia

Word History


New Latin, from syn- + -dactyla (from Greek daktylos finger)

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“Syndactyla.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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