Pedicure
Pedicure Ped"i*cure, n. [Pedi- + L. cura care.] 1. The care of the feet, toes, and toenails. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. a single treatment of the feet, toes, and toenails. [PJC]

3. One who cares for the feet and nails; a chiropodist. -- {Ped"i*cure}, v. t. -- {Ped"i*cur*ism}, n. -- {Ped"i*cur*ist}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • pedicure — 1839, one whose business is surgical care of feet (removal of corns, bunions, etc.), from Fr. pédicure, from L. pes (gen. pedis) foot + curare to care for, from cura (see CARE (Cf. care)). In ref. to the treatment itself, attested from 1890;… …   Etymology dictionary

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