adenodactyl

noun

ad·​e·​no·​dac·​tyl
ə-ˈde-nə-ˌdak-tᵊl,
-ˈdē-
plural -s
: one of the penislike supplementary structures in the male reproductive system of certain turbellarians

Word History

Etymology

aden- + Greek daktylos finger

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adenodactyl was in 1941

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“Adenodactyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adenodactyl. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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