11 terms

Ped root words

The root word Ped means foot. These are all terms derived from the root "Ped".
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Ped
Foot
biped
a creature with two feet
centipede
a creature with 100 feet
impediment
something that stands in one's way; an obstacle
millipede
a creature with 1,000 feet
pedal
a lever that is moved with one's foot
peddler
a person who goes from door to door on foot trying to sell a product
pedestrian
a person who walks across the street on foot
pedicure
a foot treatment involving soaking the feet and painting the toenails
quadraped
a creature with four feet
tripod
a three-footed stand often used to balance a camera or telescope