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pedicular

[ puh-dik-yuh-ler ]

adjective

  1. of or relating to lice.


pedicular

/ pɪˈdɪkjʊlə /

adjective

  1. relating to, infested with, or caused by lice
  2. biology of or relating to a stem, stalk, or pedicle


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Word History and Origins

Origin of pedicular1

1650–60; < Latin pēdiculāris, derivative of pēdiculus, diminutive of pēdis louse; -cule 1, -ar 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of pedicular1

C17: from Latin pedīculāris, from pedīculus, diminutive of pedis louse

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