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

Origin of pedi-

Combining form of Latin ped- (stem of pēs) foot
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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)

Pedi
/ (ˈpɛdɪ) /

noun
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)

pedi-

combining form
indicating the footpedicure

Word Origin for pedi-

from Latin pēs, ped- foot
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