Definitions

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  • adj. Moved or worked by the action of the foot or feet on a pedal or treadle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Moved or worked by the action of the foot or feet on a pedal or treadle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Moved, driven, or worked by the foot or the feet acting on pedals, treadles, or the like; operated by action of the feet, as a velocipede, etc.

Etymologies

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pedo- +‎ motive

Examples

  • Lest it should be supposed that the "pedomotive" here described is the mere creature of the author's brain, it may be well to state that he has seen it in the establishment of the patentees, Messrs. Thornton and Company of Edinburgh.

    The Giant of the North Pokings Round the Pole

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