EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪd

Etymology 1Edit

From magpie.

AdjectiveEdit

pied (comparative more pied, superlative most pied)

  1. Having two or more colors, especially black and white.
    Synonyms: nun-coloured, particoloured, piebald
  2. Decorated or colored in blotches.
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TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • pied at OneLook Dictionary Search

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

pied

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pi

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

pied

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pie

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French pied, from Old French pié, from Latin pedem, accusative of pes. The <-d> is a later orthographical addition based on etymology. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds. Compare Catalan peu, Italian piede, Latvian pēda, Lithuanian pėda, Portuguese , Sardinian pei, Spanish pie.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pied m (plural pieds)

  1. (anatomy) foot
    Synonyms: (slang) panard, (informal) peton
  2. leg, foot (projection on the bottom of a piece of equipment to support it)
  3. An old unit of measure equal to 32.5 centimetres
  4. (Quebec, etc.) Translation for English foot (approx. 30.5 centimetres)
  5. (poetry) foot

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Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French pié.

NounEdit

pied m (plural pieds)

  1. foot

DescendantsEdit

  • French: pied

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French pied.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pied (nominative plural pieds)

  1. (unit of measure) foot

DeclensionEdit