Meaning of PERISSODACTYL in English

PERISSODACTYL

[ ˌpərɪsə(ʊ)'daktɪl ]

■ noun Zoology a mammal of the order Perissodactyla, which comprises the horses, rhinoceroses, and tapirs (the odd-toed ungulates).

Origin

from mod. L. Perissodactyla , from Gk perissos 'uneven' + daktulos 'finger, toe'.

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