Definition of Pinnatiped

1. Noun. Aquatic carnivorous mammal having a streamlined body specialized for swimming with limbs modified as flippers.

Exact synonyms: Pinniped, Pinniped Mammal
Generic synonyms: Aquatic Mammal
Group relationships: Pinnipedia, Suborder Pinnipedia, Pod
Specialized synonyms: Seal, Sea Horse, Seahorse, Walrus



Definition of Pinnatiped

1. a. Having the toes bordered by membranes; fin-footed, as certain birds.

2. n. Any bird which has the toes bordered by membranes.

Definition of Pinnatiped

1. Noun. (zoology) Any bird which has the toes bordered by membranes. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Pinnatiped

1. Having the toes bordered by membranes; fin-footed, as certain birds. Origin: L. Pinnatus feathered + pes, pedis foot: cf. F. Pinnatipede. Any bird which has the toes bordered by membranes. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinnatiped

pinnacled
pinnacles
pinnacling
pinnae
pinnal
pinnas
pinnate
pinnate leaf
pinnated
pinnately
pinnatifid
pinnatilobate
pinnation
pinnations
pinnatipartite
pinnatiped (current term)
pinnatipeds
pinnatisect
pinned
pinner
pinners
pinnet
pinnets
pinnie
pinnies
pinniform
pinnigrada
pinnigrade
pinnigrades
pinning

Literary usage of Pinnatiped

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... related to the loons or divers, but pinnatiped or lobe-footed, with a rudimentary tail, naked lores, and, in most species, a crest on the head. ..."

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