from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In ornithology, the covering of the foot, in so far as it is hare of feathers; the tarsal envelop and the sheaths of the toes.
- noun In entomology, a leg-case, or that part of the integument of a pupa covering a leg.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) The scaly covering of the foot of a bird or reptile.
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- noun zoology The
scaly coveringof the footof a birdor reptile.
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New Latin, from Ancient Greek.
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