1. a combining form meaning “foot,” used in the formation of compound words: pediform.

Origin of pedi-

Combining form of Latin ped- (stem of pēs) foot
  • Also especially before a vowel, ped-.

Words Nearby pedi- Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use pedi- in a sentence

  • Hunc gestant ulnis angeli,Ne lapis officiat pedi;Ne luce timor occupet,Aut nocte pestis incubet.

    The Saint's Tragedy | Charles Kingsley

British Dictionary definitions for Pedi (1 of 2)


/ (ˈpɛdɪ) /

  1. Also called: Northern Sotho a member of a subgroup of the Sotho people resident in the Transvaal

  2. the dialect of Sotho spoken by this people

British Dictionary definitions for pedi- (2 of 2)


combining form
  1. indicating the foot: pedicure

Origin of pedi-

from Latin pēs, ped- foot

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