taxeopodous

taxeopodous
\\| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|äpədəs\ adjective
Etymology: irregular from Greek taxis + English -podous
: having each or most of the tarsal or carpal bones of one row articulating with only one bone of the other row — used especially of an ungulate mammal; opposed to diplarthrous

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  • taxeopodous — tax·e·op·o·dous …   English syllables

  • diplarthrous — (ˈ)di|plärthrəs adjective Etymology: dipl + arthr + ous : having each or most of the tarsal or carpal bones of one row articulating with more than one bone of the other row used especially of certain ungulate mammals; opposed to taxeopodous …   Useful english dictionary

  • taxeopoda — ˌtaksēˈäpədə noun plural Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from Greek taxis arrangement, order, regularity (gen. taxeōs) + New Latin poda in former classifications : an order of chiefly taxeopodous mammals comprising the Proboscidea …   Useful english dictionary

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