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Related to anisodactyl: zygodactyl
adj. also anisodactylous (-tə-ləs)
Having three toes projecting forward and one projecting backward, as in the passerine birds.
An anisodactyl bird, such as a warbler.
an·i′so·dac′ty·ly (-tə-lē) n.
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