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Lewis : pedes

pedes, pĕdes, itis, m. pes, one that is or goes on foot. In gen.: etiam si pedes incedat, on foot, afoot, Liv. 28, 9, 15: cum pedes iret in hostem, Verg. A. 6, 881: silvā pedes errat in altā, Ov. M. 14, 364.—Esp., apposit.: etiam si pedes incedat, Liv. 28, 9, 15: Macedones sciverunt ne (Alexander) pedes venaretur, Curt. 8, 1, 18: ipse equo desiluit, pedesque per nives ingredi coepit, id. 5, 6, 14: agmen circumibat pedes, id. 7, 3, 17.

In partic. A foot-soldier: postulavit ne quem peditem ad colloquium Caesar adduceret, Caes. B. G. 1, 42: equitum et peditum copiae, foot-soldiers, foot, Pomp. ap. Cic. Att. 8, 12, C, 1: tria milia et septingenti pedites ierunt, Liv. 35, 40, 5.

Collect., in sing., foot-soldiers, infantry. cum pedes concurrit, Liv. 30, 34: in pedite robur, Tac. Agr. 12: simul pedes, eques, classis apud praedictum amnem convenere, Tac. A. 1, 60; id. H. 4, 70.

Transf.: equites pedites, as a general designation for the entire people; cf. colloq. Engl. horse, foot, and dragoons: equitum peditumque prolem describunto, Cic. Leg. 3, 3, 7: omnes cives Romani equites peditesque, Liv. 1, 44: Romani tollent equites peditesque cachinnum, Hor. A. P. 113.

In sing.: quodvis genus hominum ibi videas, equitem, peditem, Plaut. Poen. 4, 2, 10.

A land-soldier (opp. to a marine, classicus): classicae peditumque expeditiones, Vell. 2, 121, 1.