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Definition of the noun Macrodactyl

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  1. One of a group of wading birds (Macrodactyli) having very long toes.

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Google previewA History of the Chambers Dictionary (2013)

by Mariusz Kaminski

brachycephalic and brachypterous was under brachy-; bradypeptic under brady-; macrobiotic, macrocephalous, macrocosm, macrodactyl, ...

Google previewA Naval Encyclopædia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1884)

Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles of Naval Art and Science

Macrodactyl (Gr. makros, long ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

dactylarthritis, panaritium, panaris, paronychia, felon, whitlow, joint, knuckle, large, macrodactyl, megadactyl. largeness, dactylomegaly, megalodactylism, macrodactylism. long, macrodactyl. painful contraction, dactylocamps- odynia. pain in, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by John Ogilvie

Macrodactyl (mak-ro-dak'til), n. An individual of the Macrodactyli (which see). Macrodactyli (mak-ro-dak'ti-li), m. pl. [Gr. makros, long, and daktylos, a finger.] A family of birds, of the order Grallatores, having very long toes; it comprises the coot, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Macrodactyl, now restricted to those which have a strong, moderate-sized, straight, conical, and com. pressed bill, with a dilated naked plate at the base of the upper mandible: the toes are fur. nished at the sides with a scalloped membrane, ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language (1907)

by Thomas Davidson

Macrodactyl, mak-ro-dak'ul, adj. having lung toes.

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language (1899)

A New and Original Work Presenting for Convenient Reference the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, Use, Origin and Development of Every Word in the English Language Together with Condensed Explanations of Fifty Thousand Important Subjects and an Exhaustive Encyclopaedia of All the Arts and Sciences Profusely Illustrated by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

macrodactyl, -ic, -ous.] Having long toes; an epithet applied to birds of the sub-order Macrodactyles. mâc-rö-dāc-tyl-3-dār, s. pl. [MacaoDACTYLES.] mâc-rö-di-āg-ón S. £ macro-, and Eng., diagonal (q.v.).] The longer of the diagonals ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary and Encyclopedia of Knowledge Unabridged (1892)

Etymological and Pronouncing Literary, Scientific and Technical ... by Charles Annandale

Macrodactyl, mak-ro-dak'til, n. IGr, daktylos, a finger.] One of a family of grallatorial birds, aving very long toes, comprising the coot, rail, water-hen, &c. – Macrodiagonal, mak'ro-di-a "onal, *. The longer of the diagonals of a rhombic rism.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary (1903)

An Original Work of Reference to the Words in the English Language, Giving a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, and Use

macrodactyl(us); -idae.] Entom. : A family of lamellicorn beetles, founded by Kirby, with Macrodactylus for type. It has now la , and its members are transferred to the Scarabeidae. tmäc-rö-dāc'-tyl-ūs, s. [Mod. Lat., from ref. macro-, and Gr.

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Video shows what macrodactyl means. One of a group of wading birds (Macrodactyli) having very long toes.. Macrodactyl Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

Scrabble value of M3A1C3R1O1D2A1C3T1Y4L1

The value of this 11-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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