talipes

noun
tali·​pes | \ ˈta-lə-ˌpēz How to pronounce talipes (audio) \

Definition of talipes

First Known Use of talipes

circa 1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for talipes

New Latin, from Latin talus ankle + pes foot — more at foot

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The first known use of talipes was circa 1841

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“Talipes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/talipes. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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talipes

noun
tali·​pes | \ ˈtal-ə-ˌpēz How to pronounce talipes (audio) \

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