Definition of pamprodactylous in English:

pamprodactylous

adjective

Ornithology
rare
  • Of a bird's foot: having all the toes pointing forward.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in American Naturalist. From pan- + pro- + -dactylous, after scientific Latin Pamprodactylae former suborder of birds including the mousebirds (family Coliidae), believed to be distinguished by pamprodactylous feet.

Pronunciation

pamprodactylous

/ˌpamprə(ʊ)ˈdaktɪləs/