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One entry found for pterodactyl.
Main Entry: ptero·dac·tyl
Pronunciation: secondarystresster-schwa-primarystressdak-tschwal
Function: noun
Etymology: from scientific Latin Pterodactylus "pterodactyl," from Greek pteron "wing" and Greek daktylos "finger"
: any of various extinct flying reptiles having a featherless membrane extending from the body along the arms and forming the supporting surface of the wings

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