Definition of Lobate foot
1. Noun. A bird's foot having separate toes each with membranous flaps along the sides.
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Literary usage of Lobate foot
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1. Key to North American Birds: Containing a Concise Account of Every Species by Elliott Coues (1872)
"In the swimming plan, the foot is changed into a paddle by webbing or lobing; the former constitutes the palmate, and the latter the lobate, foot. ..."
2. On diseases of the skin: A System of Cutaneous Medicine by Erasmus Wilson (1868)
"Each posterior leg is terminated bv a long, membranous, hair-like organ, and the posterior part in the male by a tarsus and pente-lobate foot. ..."
3. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1819)
"There are six orders of birds, each of which contains several genera, that will be noticed in their proper places. The orders are, Fig. 11. A lobate foot. ..."
4. Elementary Textbook of Economic Zoology and Entomology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Rennie Wilbur Doane (1915)
"Note the lobate foot of the coots and phalaropes. Note the long slender, wading legs of the sandpipers, snipe, and other shore-birds; the short, heavy, ..."
5. The Bird Book by Fannie Hardy Eckstorm (1901)
"lobate foot of Phalarope 94 22. Excised Webbed Foot of Black Tern 95 23. Palmate or Webbed Foot of Duck . . . . . .95 24. Toti-palmate Foot of Gannet 95 25. ..."
6. Elementary Zoology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg (1901)
"Note the lobate foot of the coots and phalaropes. Note the long slender wading legs of the sandpipers, snipe and other shore birds; the short heavy strong ..."
7. The Animals and Man: An Elementary Textbook of Zoology and Human Physiology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Mary Isabel McCracken (1911)
"... lobate foot of the coots and phalaropes. Note the long, slender, wading legs of the sandpipers, snipe, and other shore-birds; the short, heavy, ..."