Aliped Al"i*ped, a. [L. alipes; ala wing + pes, pedis, foot: cf. F. alip[`e]de.] (Zo["o]l.) Wing-footed, as the bat. -- n. An animal whose toes are connected by a membrane, serving for a wing, as the bat. [1913 Webster]

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  • aliped — [al′ə ped΄] adj. [L alipes < ala, wing (see AILERON) + pes (gen. pedis), FOOT] having a winglike membrane connecting the toes of the feet n. an aliped creature …   English World dictionary

  • aliped — /al euh ped /, Zool. adj. 1. having the toes connected by a winglike membrane, as a bat. n. 2. an aliped animal. [1725 35; < L aliped (s. of alipes wing footed). See ALA, PED] * * * …   Universalium

  • aliped — ˈāləˌped, ˈal adjective Etymology: ali + ped : wing footed the aliped bat …   Useful english dictionary

  • aliped — 1. noun A wing footed animal; a chiropter or a bat. 2. adjective Wing footed; having a membrane connecting the digits …   Wiktionary

  • aliped — adj. wing footed n. animal whose toes are connected by a membrane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aliped — a. Wing footed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • aliped — ali·ped …   English syllables

  • aliped — /ˈæləpɛd/ (say aluhped) adjective Zoology having the toes connected by a winglike membrane, as the bats. {Latin ālipēs having winged feet} …  

  • aliped —   a. having winged feet; n. such an animal …   Dictionary of difficult words

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