lomatine

adjective
lo·​ma·​tine | \ ˈlōmətə̇n, -ətə̇n \
variants: or lomatinous \ lōˈmatᵊnəs \

Definition of lomatine

: lobed the lomatine toes of some birds

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History and Etymology for lomatine

International Scientific Vocabulary lomat- (from Greek lōmat-, lōma hem, fringe) + -ine; akin to Latin lorum strap

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“Lomatine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lomatine. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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