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ped·i·cure

 (pĕd′ĭ-kyo͝or′)
n.
1.
a. Cosmetic care of the feet and toenails.
b. A cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails.
2. A podiatrist.

[French pédicure : Latin pēs, ped-, foot; see pedi- + Latin cūra, care; see cure.]

ped′i·cure′ v.
ped′i·cur′ist n.

pedicure

(ˈpɛdɪˌkjʊə)
n
(Medicine) professional treatment of the feet, either by a medical expert or a cosmetician
[C19: via French from Latin pēs foot + curāre to care for]

ped•i•cure

(ˈpɛd ɪˌkyʊər)

n.
1. professional care of the feet, as removal of corns and trimming of toenails.
2. a single treatment of the feet.
3. a podiatrist.
[1835–45; < French pédicure. See pedi-, cure]
ped′i•cur`ist, n.

pedicure

care of the feet, either in a cosmetic or medical sense. — pedicurist, n.
See also: Feet and Legs
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pedicure - professional care for the feet and toenailspedicure - professional care for the feet and toenails
beauty treatment - enhancement of someone's personal beauty
care, tending, attention, aid - the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention"
Verb1.pedicure - care for one's feet by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.
neaten, groom - care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed"
Translations
pedikűr
pedicure
pedikyr

pedicure

[ˈpedɪkjʊəʳ] Npedicura f

pedicure

[ˈpɛdɪkjʊər] nsoins mpl des pieds
to have a pedicure → se faire soigner les pieds

pedicure

nPediküre f

pedicure

[ˈpɛdɪˌkjʊəʳ] npedicure m/f inv

pedicure

n pedicura
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The pedicurist informed us that all pedicures began with a spray of SpaRitual Visionary cleanser on the feet and on her hands to sanitise the skin.
People have been getting pedicures for many years, and the styles of spa chairs have evolved over the years.
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PEOPLE with weak immune systems or underlying medical conditions are at increased risk of infection from controversial fish pedicures, experts have warned.
Summary: Those with weak immune systems or underlying medical conditions are at increased risk of infection from fish pedicures, experts have said.
The fish pedicures, which originated in Asia, have even been banned in some US states amid fears that infections could spread through open wounds.
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HEALTH chiefs are to probe popular pedicures where dead skin is sucked from the feet by tiny toothless fish.
AMOTHER and daughter are the latest proponents of a health craze that is sweeping the globe - fish pedicures.
Has 10 Nails Stations, 5 Spa Pedicures, 1 Tanning Bed and 2 Facial Rooms.
From exotic aromatherapy massages and private yoga sessions shoreside to manicures, pedicures, facials and herbal wraps, the newly-opened Spa at Bitter End provides a full menu of services designed to refresh guests after an active day on, in or near the water.
But it has been revealed the pedicures using the garra rufa fish could spread infection from person to person through open wounds.