a combining form with the meaning “having a foot” of the kind specified by the initial element: pinnatiped.
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Origin of -ped
< Latin -ped-, stem of -pēs -footed, adj. derivative of pēs foot
Words nearby -ped
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British Dictionary definitions for -ped
n combining form
foot or feetquadruped; centipede
Word Origin for -ped
from Latin pēs, ped- foot
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