anisodactyl

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an·i·so·dac·tyl

 (ăn-ī′sō-dăk′təl, ăn′ĭ-)
adj. also an·i·so·dac·ty·lous (-tə-ləs)
Having three toes projecting forward and one projecting backward, as in the passerine birds.
n.
An anisodactyl bird, such as a warbler.


an·i′so·dac′ty·ly (-tə-lē) n.

anisodactyl

(ænˌaɪsəʊˈdæktɪl; ˌænaɪ-)
adj
(Zoology) (of the feet of passerine birds) having the first toe directed backwards and the other three toes directed forwards
n
(Zoology) a bird having this type of feet
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