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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