Palmiped

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Palmiped (Zoöl) Web-footed, as a water fowl.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • palmiped Web-footed, as a bird; having the toes webbed or palmate; of or pertaining to the palmipedes. See second cut under palmate.
    • n palmiped A web-footed bird; any member of the palmipedes.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Palmiped pal′mi-pēd web-footed
    • n Palmiped a web-footed or swimming bird:—pl. Palmip′edes (-ēz)
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. palmipes, -edis, broad-footed; palma, the palm of the hand + pes, a foot; cf. F. palmipède,