Definition of adactylous in English:

adactylous

adjective

Zoology
rare
  • Of a vertebrate or vertebrate limb: without fingers or toes. Of a crustacean limb: without claws.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Penny Cyclopaedia. From post-classical Latin adactylus + -ous.

Pronunciation:

adactylous

/(ˌ)eɪˈdakt(ə)ləs//(ˌ)eɪˈdaktɪləs/