didactyl

adjective di·dac·tyl \(ˈ)dī¦daktə̇l\\-tələs\
variants: or

didactyle

\(ˈ)dī¦daktə̇l\ less commonly

didactylous

\-tələs\

Definition of didactyl

  1. :  having only two digits on each extremity

didactylism

noun, plural

-s

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Origin and Etymology of didactyl

di- + -dactyl, -dactyle, -dactylous (from Greek daktylos finger)


First Known Use: 1802


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