zygodactyl


zygodactyl

adjective

  1. Also zy·go·dac·ty·lous. (of a bird) having the toes of each foot arranged in pairs, with two toes in front and two behind.

noun

  1. a zygodactyl bird.

adjective Also: zygodactylous

  1. (of the feet of certain birds) having the first and fourth toes directed backwards and the second and third forwards

noun

  1. a zygodactyl birdCompare heterodactyl

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