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.

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

-ped

-pede

n combining form
  1. foot or feetquadruped; centipede

Word Origin for -ped

from Latin pēs, ped- foot
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ped in Medicine

ped-

pref.
  1. Variant ofpedo-
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