Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Cosmetic care of the feet and toenails.
  • n. A cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails.
  • n. A podiatrist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. superficial cosmetic treatment of the feet and toenails
  • v. To apply such treatment to the feet

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Professional care of the feet, toes, and toenails.
  • n. A single treatment of the feet, toes, and toenails.
  • n. One who cares for the feet and nails; a chiropodist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The cure or care of the feet. Compare manicure.
  • n. One whose business is the surgical care of the feet.
  • To care for the feet of (some one), and to treat minor ailments of the feet, such as corns.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. professional care for the feet and toenails
  • v. care for one's feet by cutting and shaping the nails, etc.

Etymologies

French pédicure : Latin pēs, ped-, foot; see pedi- + Latin cūra, care; see cure.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin pedis (feet) (Wiktionary)

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