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Friday, December 2, 2011

Word of the Week

Don't think I have forgotten about the new word of the week. 

polydactyl [pol-ee-dak-til]  
pol·y·dac·tyl   /ˌpɒliˈdæktɪl/ Show Spelled[pol-ee-dak-til] Show IPA

adjective Also, pol·y·dac·tyl·ous.

1. having many or several digits.

2. having more than the normal number of fingers or toes.

3. a polydactyl animal.


1860–65; < Greek polydáktylos.

And just for fun:  Some photos of polydactyl cats (since I am still going on about cats:)

Also check out this website:  The History of the Polydactyl Main Coon.

That's all for now folks...

Happy Weekend!!!!

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