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ped

Origin of ped
by shortening

PED

1.
performance-enhancing drug.

ped-1

1.
variant of pedo-1. before a vowel:
pedagogic.
Also, paed-.

ped-2

1.
variant of pedi- before a vowel.

ped-3

1.
variant of pedo-2. before a vowel:
pedalfer.

ped.

1.
2.

-ped

1.
a combining form with the meaning “having a foot” of the kind specified by the initial element:
pinnatiped.
Also, -pede.
Compare -pod.
Origin
< Latin -ped-, stem of -pēs -footed, adj. derivative of pēs foot
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ped-

combining form
1.
a variant (esp US) of paedo-

-ped

combining form
1.
foot or feet: quadruped, centipede
Word Origin
from Latin pēs, ped- foot
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ped in Medicine

ped- 2
pref.
Variant of pedo-2.

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