Meaning of perissodactyl


Pronunciation: (pu-ris"ō-dak'til), [key]
— adj.
  1. having an uneven number of toes or digits on each foot.
  1. any mammal of the order Perissodactyla, comprising the odd-toed hoofed quadrupeds and including the tapirs, rhinoceroses, and horses.
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