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1. a combining form meaning “child,” used in the formation of compound words: pedophilia. 1. a combining form meaning “soil,” used in the formation of compound words: pedocal. combining form 1. variants (esp US) of paedo- combining form 1. indicating soil: pedocal before vowels ped-, word-forming element meaning “boy, child,” from Greek pedo-, comb. form […]
[ped-doh-bap-tiz-uh m or, esp. British, pee-doh-] /ˌpɛd doʊˈbæp tɪz əm or, esp. British, ˌpi doʊ-/ noun 1. the of infants.
[ped-doh-bap-tist or, esp. British, pee-doh-] /ˌpɛd doʊˈbæp tɪst or, esp. British, ˌpi doʊ-/ noun 1. a person who advocates or practices .
[ped-uh-kal] /ˈpɛd əˌkæl/ noun 1. a soil rich in carbonates, especially those of lime. /ˈpɛdəˌkæl/ noun 1. a type of zonal soil that is rich in lime and characteristic of relatively dry areas Compare pedalfer pedocal (pěd’ə-kāl’) Soil that is characterized by an abundance of calcium carbonate and calcium oxide. Pedocals are common in arid […]