a combining form with the meaning “having a foot” of the kind specified by the initial element: pinnatiped.
English Affixes From A To Z: A One-Stop List Of Suffixes, Prefixes, and Combining FormsIn English, we love to make new words by adding all sorts of bits to the front and back of existing terms. These are called affixes, and they are added to the base or stem of a word. When attached to the end of word, the affix is called a suffix. And to the beginning? A prefix.
Origin of -ped
< Latin -ped-, stem of -pēs -footed, adj. derivative of pēs foot
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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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