Pronunciation: (dak'til),[key] —n. 1. Pros.a foot of three syllables, one long followed by two short in quantitative meter, or one stressed followed by two unstressed in accentual meter, as in gently and humanly. 2. a finger or toe.
Pronunciation: (dak'til),[key] —n., —pl.-tyls, -tyl•iPronunciation: (-ti-lī").[key]Class. Myth. any of a number of beings dwelling on Mount Ida and working as metalworkers and magicians. Also,Daktyl.