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Main Entry: 1ped·al
Pronunciation: primarystressped-schwal
Function: noun
Etymology: from early French pedale "a foot lever on an organ," from Italian pedale (same meaning), from Latin pedalis "of the foot," from ped-, pes "foot" --related to PEDESTRIAN
: a lever (as on a piano, bicycle, or sewing machine) worked by the foot

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