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Pes  n.  (pl. pedes)  (Anat.) The distal segment of the hind limb of vertebrates, including the tarsus and foot.






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"Pes" Quotes from Famous Books



... "saili a pes," is translated in the Glossary "rose upon feet;" but the more correct rendering of it appears to me to be that of jumping or dancing ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 238, May 20, 1854 • Various

... or wooden inkcase containing reeds see vol. v. 239 and viii. 178. I may remark that its origin is the Egyptian "Pes," of which there is a specimen in the British Museum inscribed, "Amsis the good god and Lord ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 9 • Richard F. Burton

... :pessimal: /pes'im-l/ /adj./ [Latin-based antonym for 'optimal'] Maximally bad. "This is a pessimal situation." Also 'pessimize' /vt./ To make as bad as possible. These words are the obvious Latin-based antonyms for 'optimal' and 'optimize', but for some reason they ...
— The Jargon File, Version 4.0.0



Words linked to "Pes" :   pedal extremity, os tarsi fibulare, Oxalis pes-caprae, pes cavus, sole, Ipomoea pes-caprae, foot, great toe, calcaneus, heelbone, heel, homo, splayfoot, human, toe, vena metatarsus, metatarsal vein, pes planus, vertebrate foot, intercapitular vein, instep, digital arteries, arteria arcuata, man, human being, vena intercapitalis, flatfoot, arcuate artery, big toe, leg, hallux, arteria digitalis, metatarsal artery



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