pied

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪd

Etymology 1[edit]

From magpie.

Adjective[edit]

pied (comparative more pied, superlative most pied)

  1. Having two or more colors, especially black and white.
    Synonyms: nun-coloured, particoloured, piebald
  2. Decorated or colored in blotches.
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Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • pied at OneLook Dictionary Search

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

pied

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pi

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

pied

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pie

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pied m (plural pieds)

  1. (anatomy) foot
    Synonyms: panard (slang), peton (informal)
  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. (Quebec, etc.) Translation for English foot (approx. 30.5 centimetres)
  5. (poetry) foot

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pié.

Noun[edit]

pied m (plural pieds)

  1. foot

Descendants[edit]

  • French: pied

Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French pied.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pied (nominative plural pieds)

  1. (unit of measure) foot

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