-pede


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-pede

suff.
Variant of -ped.
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-pede

n combining form
a variant of -ped
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ped-

or paed-

var. of pedo- before a vowel: pedagogue.

-ped

a combining form with the meaning “having a foot” of the kind specified by the initial element: pinniped.
Compare -pod.
[< Latin -ped-, s. of -pēs -footed, adj. derivative of pēs foot]

ped.

1. pedal.
2. pedestal.
3. pedestrian.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Germany ([dagger]) * ongo nonce backformation from ongoing Onon Gonsborg pale (J.) Patrick Lewis wan ([dagger]) * pede phrase "pede cloth"--altar carpet Peter Delin (Not in Mq but -pede is.) * rego Rex Gooch You're missed, Rex, so please have a re-go in a new incarnation --if you believe in that sort of thing.