Zygodactyl etymology


English word zygodactyl comes from English zygo- (Pair. Union.), Ancient Greek δάκτυλος

Etymology of zygodactyl

Detailed word origin of zygodactyl

Dictionary entry Language Definition
zygo- English (en) Pair. Union.
δάκτυλος Ancient Greek (grc)
zygodactyl English (en) (ornithology) Any bird with toes of this kind, such as the parrot. Having two toes pointing forward, and two pointing backward; zygodactylous.

Words with the same origin as zygodactyl

Descendants of δάκτυλος

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