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adactylous

a·dac·ty·lous
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-dak-tl-uh s]
    • /eɪˈdæk tl əs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey-dak-tl-uh s]
    • /eɪˈdæk tl əs/

Definitions of adactylous word

  • adjective adactylous possessing no fingers or toes 3
  • adjective adactylous lacking fingers or toes from birth 3
  • adjective adactylous having no fingers or toes. 1
  • adjective adactylous Without fingers or without toes. 0
  • adjective adactylous Without claws on the feet (of crustaceous animals). 0

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Origin of adactylous

First appearance:

before 1855
One of the 30% newest English words
First recorded in 1855-60; a-6 + -dactylous

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Parts of speech for Adactylous

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

adactylous popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 70% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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