ped


Origin of ped

by shortening

Definition for ped (2 of 7)

PED


performance-enhancing drug.

Definition for ped (3 of 7)

ped-

1

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

Definition for ped (4 of 7)

ped-

2

variant of pedi- before a vowel.

Definition for ped (5 of 7)

ped-

3

variant of pedo-2 before a vowel: pedalfer.

Definition for ped (6 of 7)

Definition for ped (7 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 pēs foot
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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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Medicine definitions for ped

ped-


pref.

Variant ofpedo-
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