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Meaning of "anisodactyl" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ANISODACTYL

anisodactyl  [ænˌaɪsəʊˈdæktɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ANISODACTYL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Anisodactyl can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ANISODACTYL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

anisodactyl

Dactyly

In biology, dactyly is the arrangement of digits on the hands, feet, or sometimes wings of a tetrapod animal. It comes from the Greek word δακτυλος = "finger". Sometimes the ending "-dactylia" is used. The derived adjectives end with "-dactyl" or "-dactylous".

Definition of anisodactyl in the English dictionary

The definition of anisodactyl in the dictionary is having the first toe directed backwards and the other three toes directed forwards. Other definition of anisodactyl is a bird having this type of feet.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ANISODACTYL


artiodactyl
ˌɑːtɪəʊˈdæktɪl
brachydactyl
ˌbrækɪˈdæktɪl
dactyl
ˈdæktɪl
didactyl
daɪˈdæktɪl
heterodactyl
ˌhɛtərəʊˈdæktɪl
hyperdactyl
ˌhaɪpəˈdæktɪl
Largactil
ˌlɑːˈɡæktɪl
leptodactyl
ˌlɛptəʊˈdæktɪl
macrodactyl
ˌmækrəʊˈdæktɪl
octyl
ˈɒktɪl
pachydactyl
ˌpækɪˈdæktɪl
pentadactyl
ˌpɛntəˈdæktɪl
pentadactyle
ˌpɛntəˈdæktɪl
perissodactyl
pəˌrɪsəʊˈdæktɪl
polydactyl
ˌpɒlɪˈdæktɪl
pterodactyl
ˌtɛrəˈdæktɪl
syndactyl
sɪnˈdæktɪl
tetradactyl
ˌtɛtrəˈdæktɪl
zygodactyl
ˌzaɪɡəʊˈdæktɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ANISODACTYL

aniseikonia
aniseikonic
anisette
anisic
anisocercal
anisodactylous
anisogamous
anisogamy
anisole
anisomeric
anisomerous
anisometric
anisometropia
anisometropic
anisomorphic
anisophyllous
anisophylly
anisotropic
anisotropically
anisotropy

WORDS THAT END LIKE ANISODACTYL

acetyl
baetyl
biacetyl
butyl
cetyl
diacetyl
dibutyl
dicotyl
epicotyl
hypocotyl
pentyl
protyl
tridactyl
trotyl

Synonyms and antonyms of anisodactyl in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «anisodactyl» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ANISODACTYL

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Translator English - Chinese

anisodactyl
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

anisodactyl
570 millions of speakers

English

anisodactyl
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

anisodactyl
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

anisodactyl
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

anisodactyl
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

anisodactyl
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

anisodactyl
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

anisodactyl
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anisodactyl
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

anisodactyl
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

anisodactyl
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

anisodactyl
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Anisodactyl
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

anisodactyl
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

anisodactyl
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनिसोडैक्टिल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anisodactyl
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

anisodactyl
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

anisodactyl
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

anisodactyl
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

anisodactyl
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

anisodactyl
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

anisodactyl
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

anisodactyl
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

anisodactyl
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of anisodactyl

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ANISODACTYL»

The term «anisodactyl» is barely ever used and occupies the 206.695 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ANISODACTYL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about anisodactyl

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ANISODACTYL»

Discover the use of anisodactyl in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to anisodactyl and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hand-Rearing Birds
ANISODACTYL. 3 days: 0.9 g. Skin black. Natal Yellow mouth, Begging call: high Anna's Apodiformes Legs very tiny. Some down a “smoky fuzz” short and squat. thin seel. Hummingbird Chapter 27 ALTRICIAL. ANISODACTYL. Hatch: 60 g.
Laurie J. Gage, Rebecca S. Duerr, 2008
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Australian High Country Raptors
pointing forward and one pointing back, the usual 'anisodactyl' manner of most birds, including falcons, eagles and kites, or they can swing the outer toe behind them, parallel to the rear toe, and perch with two toes pointing forward and two ...
Jerry Olsen, 2014
3
Insects of New-York
ADELA, or Invmblc-worm : I mm C y M N mm ~ bulteqfly : N arrowuecked Anisodactyl, 47 . / Degeer's Adele . . . . . . . . . . 252 Anisodnmylus agl.ic0ms_ I¢lea .'lM{:;'§_Zil;ni¢:lc.a , , _ , , _ 212 Adela dogccrella. + Venus's Argynne . . . . . . . . 211 ...
New York (State). Natural History Survey, Ebenezer Emmons, 1854
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Agriculture of New-York: Comprising an Account of the ...
Baltimore Anisodactyl .... 47 Anisodactylus baltimorius. Field Anisodactyl 47 Anisodactylus rusticus. Narrownecked Anisodactyl, 47 Anisodactylus agricollis. Anobium, or Deathwatch . 92 Apate, or Woodeater : Royal A pate 93 Apatc basilaris.
Ebenezer Emmons, 1854
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Lorimer Field Guide to 225 Ontario Birds
Semipalmated. Plover. Charadrius semipalmatus Size Identification Foot: Anisodactyl ... Eggs: Hollow on ground with shell bits and grass, on sand or gravel. 4 eggs. . Slze Identlflcatlon Foot: Anisodactyl LL TT Egg: Actual Size. 73 Shorebirds.
Edward Daniel Cheskey, 2012
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Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California
1 (Hallux) Anisodactyl feet 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 (Hallux) 1 Zygodactyl feet outside these categories, which actually facilitates their identification. These include swifts, rarely encountered, and three-toed woodpeckers. Classic Bird Tracks ...
Jonah Wy Evans, 2012
7
Agriculture of New York; Comprising An Account Of The ...
46 Amara impnncticollis. Page Auenomnnus, or Ditch-beetle : Broadbreasted Anchomenc . 49 Anchomcnus cxtensicollis. AmsonAe'rYLns, or Unevenlegged beetle .Baltimore Anisodactyl . . . . Anisodactylus baltimorius. Field Anisodactyl .
Ebenezer Emmons, 1854
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Life Traces of the Georgia Coast: Revealing the Unseen Lives ...
(a) Anisodactyl, both normal (left), made by a white ibis (Eudocimus albus) and incumbent (right), by a wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo). (b) Palmate, made by Canada goose (Branta canadensis). (c) Totipalmate, made by double-crested ...
Anthony J. Martin, 2012
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Bird Tracks & Sign: A Guide to North American Species
American. Kestrel. (Falco. sparverius). Track: 13/4-2i/4 in. (4.4-5.7 cm) L x 3/4-1 in . (1.9-2.5 cm) W Classic bird track. Medium. Anisodactyl. Metatarsal weakly registers or is absent altogether. Similar species: Jay tracks are narrower.
Mark Elbroch, Eleanor Marie Marks, C. Diane Boretos, 2001
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Journal of morphology
3-7, 9-19, 23-26, 28-31, 33, 38-39 F. Rallidae Anisodactyl; Small, I L: I.O.-3-6, 11- 13, Allen, '62; Olson, '73; Sf. Fulicinae elevated 16-17, 24, 31, 33, Rosser et al., ' 82“ 37-39 Sf. Rallinae W: 1.0.-12 L: 1.0.-3-5, 9, 13, 15-19, 23-24, 26, 28-31 F.

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ANISODACTYL»

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Red-bellied woodpecker (Melanerpes carolinus)
(Most songbirds have anisodactyl feet – three toes pointing forward and one pointing backward. This arrangement is well-suited for birds that ... «Springfield News-Leader, Dec 14»
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Let's Talk About the Birds: White-cheeked turaco
They can move their fourth toe forward, in the anisodactyl arrangement, or back, in the zygodactyl arrangement. This flexibility probably has ... «Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Jul 13»
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Tawny Frogmouths Start 'Courting Process'
Tawny Frogmouths have anisodactyl feet, meaning that one toe faces backwards while the other three face forwards. These birds hunt at night ... «Bernews, Dec 12»
4
Perfect Parrot Perching
Most birds, including the songbirds, have three toes pointing forward and one backwards (the anisodactyl foot). The anisodactyl perching foot of ... «BirdChannel.com, Aug 12»
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Let's Talk About Birds: Golden-breasted starling
A passerine has three toes pointing forward and one toe directed backward, a foot formation known as an "anisodactyl" arrangement. This toe ... «Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Dec 11»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Anisodactyl [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/anisodactyl>. Aug 2019 ».
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