perissodactyl

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perissodactylous

adjective Referring to Perissodactyla, an order of odd-toed ungulates.

perissodactyl, perissodactylids

any member of the order Perissodactyla, animals which have an odd number of toes. Includes the pentadactyls, e.g. elephants, tridactyls, e.g. tapir (but only on the hindlimbs, the front limbs have four digits), and the monodactyls, e.g. horses.