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pedicure

[ ped-i-kyoor ]
/ ˈpɛd ɪˌkyʊər /
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noun
professional care and treatment of the feet, as removal of corns and trimming of toenails.
a single treatment of the feet.
a podiatrist.
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Origin of pedicure

From the French word pédicure, dating back to 1835–45. See pedi-, cure

OTHER WORDS FROM pedicure

ped·i·cur·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for pedicure

pedicure
/ (ˈpɛdɪˌkjʊə) /

noun
professional treatment of the feet, either by a medical expert or a cosmetician

Word Origin for pedicure

C19: via French from Latin pēs foot + curāre to care for
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