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pes

[pees, peys] /pis, peɪs/
noun, plural pedes
[pee-deez, ped-eez] /ˈpi diz, ˈpɛd iz/ (Show IPA).
Anatomy, Zoology
1.
a foot or footlike part.
Origin of pes
1835-1845
1835-45; < Latin pēs

pe

or peh

[pey] /peɪ/
noun
1.
the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
2.
either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.
Origin
1895-1900; < Hebrew pē, akin to peh mouth
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Examples from the Web for pes
Historical Examples
  • The pes is quite reptilian in type, and has five separate slender metatarsals.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The description of the foot in the diagnosis of the family is based on the pes of this species.

    Extinct Birds Walter Rothschild
  • In the Kangaroos (Macropodidae) the pes is very long and narrow, owing to the elongation of the metacarpals.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The pes consists of two parts, the ankle or tarsus and the foot.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • The metatarsals are ankylosed together, and the pes has four digits.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • All the limbs are plantigrade and pentedactylate, and the digits of the pes are clawed.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
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  • The pes is digitigrade or plantigrade, and has three, rarely four, digits.

    The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds
  • Auripes is from aureus, yellow or golden; pes, foot; so called from its yellow stem.

  • The Strombus (pes pelecani) with and without its dilated lip; also some small Crabs, and other things.

    Lachesis Lapponica Carl von Linn
British Dictionary definitions for pes

pes

/peɪz; piːz/
noun (pl) pedes (ˈpɛdiːz)
1.
the technical name for the human foot
2.
the corresponding part in higher vertebrates
3.
any footlike part
Word Origin
C19: New Latin: foot

PES

abbreviation
1.
Party of European Socialists: the Socialist, Democratic, and Labour parties of the European Union, founded in 1992

pe1

/peɪ; Hebrew pe/
noun
1.
the 17th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (פ or, at the end of a word, ף) transliterated as p or, when final, ph
Word Origin
from Hebrew peh mouth

pe2

abbreviation
1.
Peru

PE

abbreviation
1.
physical education
2.
potential energy
3.
Presiding Elder
4.
(esp in postal addresses) Prince Edward Island (Canadian Province)
5.
Also p.e. printer's error
6.
(statistics) probable error
7.
Protestant Episcopal
8.
(in South Africa) Port Elizabeth
9.
Peru (international car registration)
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Word Origin and History for pes

PE

1956 as an abbreviation of physical education (see physical).

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pes in Medicine

pes (pās)
n. pl. pe·des (pěd'ās')

  1. The foot.

  2. A footlike or basal structure or part.

  3. Talipes.

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Related Abbreviations for pes

PES

programmable electronic system

pe

printer's error

PE

1.
Peru (international vehicle ID)
2.
physical education
3.
physical examination
4.
pleural effusion
5.
Prince Edward Island
6.
probable error
7.
pulmonary edema
8.
pulmonary embolism
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