platydactyl

adjective platy·dactyl
variants: or less commonly platydactyle \¦platē+\ or platydactylous \"+\

Definition of platydactyl

: having flat digits used especially of lizards and frogs with flattened adhesive tips to the toes

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Origin and Etymology of platydactyl

platydactyl from platy- + dactyl; platydactyle from platy- + Greek daktylos finger, toe; platydactylous International Scientific Vocabulary platy- + -dactylous


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