from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ornithology, the webbing or webbed state of the toes of a bird, constituted by any of the conditions known as totipalmation, palmation, and semipalmation, according as all four toes or the three front toes are webbed, or the front toes are only partly webbed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A membrane extending between the toes of a bird, and uniting them more or less closely together.


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