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1. dactyl

noun. ['ˈdæktɪl'] a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates.

Synonyms

  • digit
  • vertebrate
  • member
  • extremity
  • minimus
  • craniate
  • nail
  • toe
  • phalanx
  • finger

Antonyms

  • fail
  • detach
  • ride
  • subtract

Etymology

  • δάκτυλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Dactyl

  • tactile

Example sentences of the word dactyl


1. Noun, singular or mass
The dactyl is a foot composed of three syllables, only the first stressed.

2. dactyl

noun. ['ˈdæktɪl'] a metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables.

Synonyms

  • foot
  • metrical unit

Etymology

  • δάκτυλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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