pes

[ pees, peys ]
/ pis, peɪs /

noun, plural pe·des [pee-deez, ped-eez] /ˈpi diz, ˈpɛd iz/. Anatomy, Zoology.

a foot or footlike part.

Origin of pes

First recorded in 1835–45, pes is from the Latin word pēs

Definition for pes (2 of 2)

pe

or peh

[ pey ]
/ peɪ /

noun

the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.

Origin of pe

1895–1900; < Hebrew pē, akin to peh mouth
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British Dictionary definitions for pes (1 of 5)

pes

/ (peɪz, piːz) /

noun plural pedes (ˈpɛdiːz)

the technical name for the human foot
the corresponding part in higher vertebrates
any footlike part

Word Origin for pes

C19: New Latin: foot

British Dictionary definitions for pes (2 of 5)

PES


abbreviation for

Party of European Socialists: the Socialist, Democratic, and Labour parties of the European Union, founded in 1992

British Dictionary definitions for pes (3 of 5)

pe

1
/ (peɪ, Hebrew pe) /

noun

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

from Hebrew peh mouth

British Dictionary definitions for pes (4 of 5)

pe

2

the internet domain name for

Peru

British Dictionary definitions for pes (5 of 5)

PE


abbreviation for

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Word Origin and History for pes

PE


1956 as an abbreviation of physical education (see physical).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for pes

pes

[ pās ]

n. pl. pe•des (pĕdās′)

The foot.
A footlike or basal structure or part.
Talipes.
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