chiropody

noun
chi·​rop·​o·​dy | \ kə-ˈrä-pə-dē How to pronounce chiropody (audio) , shə- also kī-\

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Other Words from chiropody

chiropodist \ kə-​ˈrä-​pə-​dist How to pronounce chiropodist (audio) , shə-​ also  kī-​ \ noun

First Known Use of chiropody

1886, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chiropody

chir- + pod-; from its original concern with both hands and feet

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The first known use of chiropody was in 1886

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chiropody

noun
chi·​rop·​o·​dy | \ kə-ˈräp-əd-ē, shə- also kī- How to pronounce chiropody (audio) \
plural chiropodies

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Other Words from chiropody

chiropodial \ ˌkī-​rə-​ˈpōd-​ē-​əl How to pronounce chiropodial (audio) \ adjective
chiropodist \ kə-​ˈräp-​əd-​əst, shə-​ also kī-​ How to pronounce chiropodist (audio) \ noun

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