palama

noun
pal·​a·​ma | \ ˈpaləmə \
plural palamae\ -​ˌmē , -​ˌmī \

Definition of palama

: the webbing on the feet of aquatic birds

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History and Etymology for palama

New Latin, from Greek palamē palm

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“Palama.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palama. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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