dactylous

adjective
dac·​ty·​lous | \ ˈdaktə̇ləs \

Definition of dactylous

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Definition of -dactylous (Entry 2 of 2)

: having (such or so many) fingers or toes isodactylous monodactylous

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History and Etymology for dactylous

Adjective

New Latin dactylus

Adjective combining form

Greek -daktylos, from daktylos finger, toe

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“Dactylous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dactylous. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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