ped

noun
\ˈped \

Definition of ped 

(Entry 1 of 4)

: a natural soil aggregate

variants: or pedo- or paed- or paedo-

Definition of ped- (Entry 2 of 4)

: child pediatric : childhood paedogenesis

\ˌpē-ˌē-ˈdē \
plural PEDs

Definition of PED (Entry 3 of 4)

: performance-enhancing drug PEDs can turn a marginal player into a major leaguer, and transform a marginal major leaguer into an All-Star.— Dave DeLand … has never tested positive for using PEDs, but is under investigation by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency …— Andre Williams

variants: or -pede

Definition of -ped (Entry 4 of 4)

: foot maxilliped

First Known Use of ped

Noun

1951, in the meaning defined above

Abbreviation or noun

2001, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ped

Noun

Greek pedon ground; akin to Latin ped-, pes foot — more at foot

Combining form

Greek paid-, paido-, from paid-, pais child, boy — more at few

Noun combining form

Latin ped-, pes

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The first known use of ped was in 1951

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\ˌpē-ˌē-ˈdē \

Medical Definition of PED 

: a performance enhancing drug : a substance (such as an anabolic steroid or human growth hormone) that is used illicitly especially to improve athletic performance

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