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 for Pollex
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pollex \Pol"lex\, n.; pl. Pollices. [the thumb.] (Anat.)
     The first, or preaxial, digit of the fore limb, corresponding
     to the hallux in the hind limb; the thumb. In birds, the
     pollex is the joint which bears the bastard wing.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  pollex
      n 1: the thick short innermost digit of the forelimb [syn:
           thumb, pollex]

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