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Word of the Day – Monodactyl

By September 10, 2017Word of the Day

Monodactyl (noun)


A condition in which there is only one finger or toe on each hand or foot.

Late 19th century: from monodactyl (from Greek monodaktulos ‘one-fingered’) + -y.

Example sentences

“Though horses are mondactyl creatures, researchers think they once had many toes.”

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