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Meaning of OPPOSABILITY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Op*pos`a*bil"i*ty\, n.
The condition or quality of being opposable.

      In no savage have I ever seen the slightest approach to
      opposability of the great toe, which is the essential
      distinguishing feature of apes.          --A. R.
                                               Wallace.

 

 

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