DACTYL MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Dactyl Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A finger or toe; a digit.
  2. (n.) The claw or terminal joint of a leg of an insect or crustacean.
  3. (n.) A poetical foot of three sylables (-- ~ ~), one long followed by two short, or one accented followed by two unaccented; as, L. tegm/n/, E. mer\b6ciful; -- so called from the similarity of its arrangement to that of the joints of a finger.


Synonyms:
Digit,

• Dactylioglyphi Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The art or process of gem engraving.


• Dactylopterous Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having the inferior rays of the pectoral fins partially or entirely free, as in the gurnards.


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