zygodactyl

adjective
zy·​go·​dac·​tyl | \ ˌzī-gə-ˈdak-tᵊl How to pronounce zygodactyl (audio) \

Definition of zygodactyl

: having the toes arranged two in front and two behind used of a bird

First Known Use of zygodactyl

1831, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zygodactyl

International Scientific Vocabulary zyg- + Greek daktylos toe

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The first known use of zygodactyl was in 1831

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“Zygodactyl.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zygodactyl. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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zygodactyl

adjective
zy·​go·​dac·​tyl | \ ˌzī-gə-ˈdak-tᵊl How to pronounce zygodactyl (audio) \

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