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pedantic making or characterized by an excessive display of learnedness, or overly insistent on scholarly details and formalities.
pedantry the act or practice, or an instance, of flaunting one's learnedness or of being overly insistent on scholarly formalities or details.
pedate having or resembling a foot or feet.
peddle to offer (goods) for sale on the street or from door to door. [3 definitions]
peddler one who sells goods in the street or from door to door.
-pede variant of -ped.
pederast a man who has sexual relations, esp. anal intercourse, with another male, esp. a boy.
pedestal a support or base for a column, statue, lamp, or the like. [3 definitions]
pedestrian a person who is walking, esp. on or near a street. [4 definitions]
pedestrian crossing a marked path across a road in which pedestrians have the right of way.
pedi- foot.
pediatrician a doctor specializing in the medical care of children.
pediatrics (used with a sing. verb) the branch of medicine concerned with the diseases and medical care of children.
pedicab a type of transportation found esp. in parts of Asia, having three wheels and two passenger seats, and powered by pedaling.
pedicel a small stalk that bears a single flower or fruit. [2 definitions]
pediculosis the condition of being infested with lice.
pedicure cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails, or a single such treatment.
pedigree a list or table of ancestors; genealogical record, as of an animal or person. [3 definitions]
pedigreed of pure blood or breeding; having a pedigree.
pediment a low pointed or curved gable atop a wall, entrance, window, cabinet, or the like. [2 definitions]
pedipalp one of the second leglike pair of appendages of spiders and other arachnids, developed for a variety of functions such as fertilizing, grasping, or sensing.