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Origin of ped

By shortening

Other definitions for ped (2 of 7)

PED

performance-enhancing drug.

Other definitions for ped (3 of 7)

ped-1

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

Other definitions for ped (4 of 7)

ped-2

variant of pedi- before a vowel.

Other definitions for ped (5 of 7)

ped-3

variant of pedo-2 before a vowel: pedalfer.

Other definitions for ped (6 of 7)

-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 pēsfoot

Other definitions for ped (7 of 7)

ped.

abbreviation
pedal.
pedestal.
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British Dictionary definitions for ped (1 of 2)

ped-

combining form
a variant (esp US) of paedo-

British Dictionary definitions for ped (2 of 2)

-ped

-pede


n combining form
foot or feetquadruped; centipede

Word Origin for -ped

from Latin pēs, ped- foot
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Medical definitions for ped

ped-

pref.
Variant ofpedo-
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