bicolligate

adjective
bi·​col·​li·​gate | \ (ˌ)bī-ˈkä-lə-ˌgāt \

Definition of bicolligate

of certain birds
: having the three anterior toes connected by webs

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History and Etymology for bicolligate

from (assumed) New Latin bicolligatus, from New Latin bi- entry 1 + Latin colligatus bound together, past participle of colligare to bind together

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“Bicolligate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bicolligate. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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