monodactyl etymology

English word monodactyl comes from English dactyl, English mono- (One.)

Detailed word origin of monodactyl

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dactyl English (eng) A poetical foot of three syllables (— ⏑ ⏑), one long followed by two short, or one accented followed by two unaccented.
mono- English (eng) One.
monodactyl English (eng)

Words with the same origin as monodactyl

Descendants of mono-
mono monoalkene monoandry monochromatic monoculture monofilament monofunctional monogamous monogonal monogram monoid monomethylamine monomicrobial monoparametric monophenol monophobia monoplegia monoprint monorubidium monoterminal monothecal monotheism monotungstate monoxide