pedicure


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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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