tridactyl

adjective

tri·​dactyl
(ˈ)trī+
variants or tridactylous
"+
or less commonly tridactyle
-¦daktᵊl
: having three fingers or toes
the tridactyl foot of some reptiles

Word History

Etymology

tridactyl, tridactylous from Greek tridaktylos, from tri- three + daktylos finger; tridactyle from French, from Greek tridaktylos

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“Tridactyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tridactyl. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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