Dactyl - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈdæktɪl|  American pronunciation of the word dactyl
Brit.  |ˈdaktɪl|  British pronunciation of the word dactyl

noun

- a metrical unit with stressed-unstressed-unstressed syllables
- a finger or toe in human beings or corresponding body part in other vertebrates (syn: digit)

Word forms

noun
singular: dactyl
plural: dactyls
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