- a foot or footlike part.
Origin of pes
- the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
- either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.
Origin of pe
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Historical Examples of pes
Brevipes is from brevis, short; pes, foot; so called because of its short stem.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise
M. E. Hard
The description of the foot in the diagnosis of the family is based on the pes of this species.Extinct Birds
The pes is digitigrade or plantigrade, and has three, rarely four, digits.
All the limbs are plantigrade and pentedactylate, and the digits of the pes are clawed.
The metatarsals are ankylosed together, and the pes has four digits.
- the technical name for the human foot
- the corresponding part in higher vertebrates
- any footlike part
Word Origin for pes
- Party of European Socialists: the Socialist, Democratic, and Labour parties of the European Union, founded in 1992
- the 17th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (פ or, at the end of a word, ף) transliterated as p or, when final, ph
Word Origin for pe
- physical education
- potential energy
- Presiding Elder
- (esp in postal addresses) Prince Edward Island (Canadian Province)
- Also: p.e printer's error
- statistics probable error
- Protestant Episcopal
- (in South Africa) Port Elizabeth
- Peru (international car registration)
1956 as an abbreviation of physical education (see physical).
- The foot.
- A footlike or basal structure or part.