• A lever operated by one's foot that is used to control or power a machine or mechanism, such as a bicycle or piano
  • an orthopedic structure or a footlike part.
  • An effects unit, especially one designed to be activated by being stepped on.
  • A stirrup.
  • The ranks of pipes played from the pedal-board of an organ.


  • To operate a pedal attached to a wheel in a continuous circular motion.
  • To operate a bicycle.


  • Of or relating to the foot.


  • Borrowed from French pédale, Latin pedālis.

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