Semipalmate Sem`i*pal"mate, Semipalmated Sem`i*pal"ma*ted, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having the anterior toes joined only part way down with a web; half-webbed; as, a semipalmate bird or foot. See Illust. k under {Aves}. [1913 Webster]

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