ped-(redirected from pedia-)
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ped-(word root) foot
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Variant of pedo-1.
Variant of pedo-2.
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a variant (esp US) of paedo-
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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]
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