heterodactylous definition

  • adjective:
    • obtaining the very first and second feet switched backward, such as the trogons.
    • getting the very first and second toes switched backward, as with the trogons.
  • others:
    • identical to heterodactyl.
    • In ornithology, having that arrangement associated with digits that is particular to trogons; of or related to the Heterodactyli.
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