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pedo-,1 
  • a combining form meaning "child,'' used in the formation of compound words:pedophilia.
  • Also,  paedo-;
     
    [esp. before a vowel,] ped-. 
    • Greek paido-, combining form of paid- (stem of paîs) child
    • variant spelling, spelled of paedo-

    pedo-,2 
  • a combining form meaning "soil,'' used in the formation of compound words:pedocal.
  • Also,[esp. before a vowel,] ped-. 
    • Greek, combining form of pédon

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    paedo-, 
  • var. of  pedo- 1.
  • Also,[esp. before a vowel,] paed-. 

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    pedo-, (before a vowel)ped- combining form
    1. variants (esp US) of paedo-



    paedo-, (before a vowel)paed- esp US pedo-, ped- combining form
    1. indicating a child or children
    Etymology: from Greek pais, paid- child



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