dactylus

noun dac·ty·lus \ˈdaktələs\

Definition of dactylus

plural

dactyli

\-ˌlī\
  1. 1 :  dactylopodite

  2. 2 :  the part consisting of one or more joints of the tarsus of certain insects following the enlarged and modified first joint

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Origin and Etymology of dactylus

New Latin, from Greek daktylos finger, toe


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