- Word History, Word Parts
|part of speech:
||a journey taken for a reason, or a group taking such a trip.
The scientists made an expedition to the rain forest.The expedition ran into trouble when its boat sprang a leak.
- similar words:
- adventure, excursion, exploration, field trip, journey, outing, safari, trip, voyage
comes from a Latin word that means "to free the feet." "Ped," which forms part of the word "expedition," means "foot" or "feet" in Latin. Other English words which contain "ped" and come from Latin include pedal
The word expedition
contains the following part:
ped1, pedi, -pede
that means foot, feet
- pod, pode