Pedo definition

pēdō, pēdə
Relating to children.
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Child; children.

Pedodontics.

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Child, children, offspring.

Pedophilia, pedobaptism.

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Pedo is defined as relating to children.

An example of pedo is pedology, the study of children.

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Pedo is defined as soil.

An example of pedo is pedocal that relates to a type of soil that is lime-rich.

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Relating to soil.
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Alternative spelling of paedo.
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Soil.

Pedocal.

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Ground, soil, earth.

Pedocal.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
pedo
Plural:
pedos

Origin of pedo

  • < Gr pais (gen. paidos), a child < IE base *pou-, small, small animal, child > few, foal

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • < Gr pedon, the ground < IE base, *ped-, foot

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek paido- from pais paid- child pau- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Greek pedon soil, earth ped- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek πέδον (pedon, “ground").

    From Wiktionary

  • From Ancient Greek παῖς (pais, “child").

    From Wiktionary