Etymology
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pedicle (n.)

"small stalk-like structure from an organ in an animal body," 1620s, from French pedicule or directly from Latin pediculus "footstalk, little foot," diminutive of pedem (nominative pes) "foot," from PIE root *ped- "foot."

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Definitions of pedicle

pedicle (n.)
a small stalk bearing a single flower of an inflorescence; an ultimate division of a common peduncle;
Synonyms: pedicel
From wordnet.princeton.edu