[ped-i-kyoo r] /ˈpɛd ɪˌkyʊər/
professional care and treatment of the feet, as removal of corns and trimming of toenails.
a single treatment of the feet.
professional treatment of the feet, either by a medical expert or a cosmetician
1839, “one whose business is surgical care of feet” (removal of corns, bunions, etc.), from French pédicure, from Latin pes (genitive pedis) “foot” (see foot (n.)) + curare “to care for,” from cura (see care). In reference to the treatment itself, attested from 1890; specifically as a beauty treatment, from 1900.
[ped-uh-fawrm] /ˈpɛd əˌfɔrm/ adjective 1. in the form of a foot; footlike. /ˈpɛdɪˌfɔːm/ adjective 1. shaped like a foot
[ped-i-gree] /ˈpɛd ɪˌgri/ noun 1. an ancestral line; line of descent; lineage; ancestry. 2. a genealogical table, chart, list, or record, especially of a purebred animal. 3. distinguished, excellent, or pure ancestry. 4. derivation, origin, or history: the pedigree of a word. /ˈpɛdɪˌɡriː/ noun 1. 2. a document recording this 3. a genealogical table, esp […]
- Pedigree analysis
pedigree analysis n. The study of an inherited trait in a group of related individuals to determine the pattern and characteristics of the trait, including its mode of inheritance, age of onset, and phenotypic variability.
[ped-i-greed] /ˈpɛd ɪˌgrid/ adjective 1. having established purebred ancestry: a pedigreed collie.