dactylous

1 of 2

adjective

dac·​ty·​lous
ˈdaktə̇ləs
: of or relating to a dactylus

-dactylous

2 of 2

adjective combining form

-dac·​ty·​lous
: having (such or so many) fingers or toes
isodactylous
monodactylous

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

New Latin dactylus

Adjective combining form

Greek -daktylos, from daktylos finger, toe

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Dictionary Entries Near dactylous

dactylotome

dactylous

-dactylous

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“Dactylous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dactylous. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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