pedicure

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noun ped·i·cure \ˈpe-di-ˌkyu̇r\

Definition of pedicure

  1. 1 :  a person who provides care for the feet, toes, and nails

  2. 2a :  care of the feet, toes, and nailsb :  a single treatment of these parts

pedicurist

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Examples of pedicure in a Sentence

  1. She's getting a pedicure tomorrow.

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Origin and Etymology of pedicure

French pédicure, from Latin ped-, pes foot + curare to take care, from cura care


First Known Use: 1784


PEDICURE Defined for English Language Learners

pedicure

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Definition of pedicure for English Language Learners

  • : a treatment to improve the appearance and health of the feet or toenails


PEDICURE Defined for Kids

pedicure

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noun ped·i·cure \ˈpe-di-ˌkyu̇r\

Definition of pedicure for Students

  1. :  a treatment of the feet, toes, and toenails for beauty or comfort


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pedicure

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noun ped·i·cure \ˈped-i-ˌkyu̇(ə)r\

Medical Definition of pedicure

  1. 1:  a person who provides care for the feet, toes, and nails

  2. 2a:  care of the feet, toes, and nailsb:  a single treatment of the feet, toes, or nails

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