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ped- 1

Variant of pedo-1.

ped- 2

Variant of pedo-2.


combining form
a variant (esp US) of paedo-


or paed-

var. of pedo- before a vowel: pedagogue.


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]


1. pedal.
2. pedestal.
3. pedestrian.
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