dactylo-


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dactylo-

(word root) finger, toe
Examples of words with the root dactylo-: dactylography
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dactylo-

or dactyl-
pref.
Finger; toe; digit: dactylogram.

[From Greek daktulos, finger.]
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dactylo-

or before a vowel

dactyl-

combining form
(Anatomy) finger or toe: dactylogram.
[from Greek daktulos finger]
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dactylo-

,
a combining form meaning “finger,” “toe”: dactylology.
[< Greek, comb. form representing dáktylos finger, toe]
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