pied

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pied

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pi
  2. simple past tense and past participle of pie

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pied (comparative more pied, superlative most pied)

  1. Decorated or colored in blotches.
    • Burton
      pied coats
    • Milton
      meadows trim with daisies pied

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From Old French pié, from Latin pedem, accusative of pes. The <-d> is a later orthological addition based on etymology. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds. Compare Catalan peu, Italian piede, Latin pes, Latvian pēda, Lithuanian pėda, Portuguese , Sardinian pei, Spanish pie.

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pied m (plural pieds)

  1. (anatomy) foot
  2. leg, foot (projection on the bottom of a piece of equipment to support it)
  3. An old unit of measure equal to 32.5 centimetres
  4. Translation for English foot (approx. 30.5 centimetres)
  5. (poetry) foot

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French pié.

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pied m (plural pieds)

  1. foot

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