Anisodactyls

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. pl Anisodactyls (Zoöl) A group of herbivorous mammals characterized by having the hoofs in a single series around the foot, as the elephant, rhinoceros, etc.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. anisodactyla, fr. Gr. 'a`nisos unequal ('an priv. + 'i`sos equal) + da`ktylos finger