a combining form meaning “foot,” used in the formation of compound words: pediform.
Also especially before a vowel, ped-.

Origin of pedi-

combining form of Latin ped- (stem of pēs) foot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for pedi (1 of 2)


/ (ˈpɛdɪ) /


Also called: Northern Sotho a member of a subgroup of the Sotho people resident in the Transvaal
the dialect of Sotho spoken by this people

British Dictionary definitions for pedi (2 of 2)


combining form

indicating the footpedicure

Word Origin for pedi-

from Latin pēs, ped- foot
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