ped

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Nearby words

  1. peculiarize,
  2. peculium,
  3. pecuniary,
  4. pecuniary advantage,
  5. pecunious,
  6. ped-,
  7. ped-xing,
  8. ped.,
  9. ped.d.,
  10. pedagogic

Origin of ped

by shortening

PED

performance-enhancing drug.

ped-

1

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

ped-

2

variant of pedi- before a vowel.

ped-

3

variant of pedo-2 before a vowel: pedalfer.

ped.

-ped

a combining form with the meaning “having a foot” of the kind specified by the initial element: pinnatiped.
Also -pede.

Compare -pod.

Origin of -ped

< Latin -ped-, stem of -pēs -footed, adj. derivative of pēs foot

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British Dictionary definitions for ped

ped-

combining form

a variant (esp US) of paedo-

-ped

-pede

n combining form

foot or feetquadruped; centipede

Word Origin for -ped

from Latin pēs, ped- foot

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Medicine definitions for ped

ped-

pref.

Variant ofpedo-

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