[ pees, peys ]
/ pis, peɪs /

noun, plural pe·des [pee-deez, ped-eez] /ˈpi diz, ˈpɛd iz/. Anatomy, Zoology.

a foot or footlike part.

Origin of pes

First recorded in 1835–45, pes is from the Latin word pēs Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Examples from the Web for pedes

British Dictionary definitions for pedes (1 of 3)

/ (ˈpɛdiːz) /


the plural of pes

British Dictionary definitions for pedes (2 of 3)


abbreviation for

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British Dictionary definitions for pedes (3 of 3)

/ (peɪz, piːz) /

noun plural pedes (ˈpɛdiːz)

the technical name for the human foot
the corresponding part in higher vertebrates
any footlike part

Word Origin for pes

C19: New Latin: foot
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Medical definitions for pedes

[ pās ]

n. pl. pe•des (pĕdās′)

The foot.
A footlike or basal structure or part.
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