cynopodous

cynopodous

(saɪˈnɒpədəs)
adj
(Zoology) (of some mammals, such as dogs) having claws that do not retract
[from New Latin, from cyno- + -podous]
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Like the claw-like nails of the dog, Dracula's nails are "long and fine, and cut to a sharp point" (Dracula 28), a feature that, as the prominent nineteenth-century anatomist Richard Owen explained, belongs to cynopodous (dog-footed) animals.