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In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

More words with this prefix,
pediatrician
pedometer
pedologist
pedicab

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grammar is modifier

"pedo- 1" is a type of prefix

Definition

A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "foot" or "child" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

pedo- illustration The boy on the bicycle pedaled forward.
pedo- illustration With a pedograph he takes a footprint to get the curve of the arch.