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peck1 a unit of measurement of grains and other dry things. A peck is equal to eight quarts, one fourth of a bushel, or 8.81 liters. [2 definitions]
peck2 to strike, or pick up quickly with the beak. [5 definitions]
peculiar odd, strange, or unusual. [2 definitions]
peculiarity the state or fact of being odd or strange. [2 definitions]
pedal a lever pushed by the foot to run or control a machine. [2 definitions]
peddle to offer for sale on the street or from door to door.
pedestal a support or base for a column, statue, or some other object.
pedestrian a person who is walking.
pedestrian crossing a marked path across a road where people can walk fairly safely because vehicles must stop for them.
pediatrician a doctor who takes care of babies and children.
pedigree a list or table of the ancestors of an animal or person.
peek to look quickly or secretly. [2 definitions]
peel1 to pull, tear, or cut the outer covering from. [5 definitions]
peep1 to look quickly or secretly through a narrow opening or from a hiding place. [3 definitions]
peep2 a weak, sharp, short sound of a young bird. [3 definitions]
peer1 a person of the same rank, age group, or ability as another person; equal. [2 definitions]
peer2 to look hard or closely to see something better. [2 definitions]
peg a small piece of wood or other material used to hold things together, fill a hole, or mark a place. [3 definitions]
Peking the capital city of China, known as Beijing.
Pekingese a small breed of dog with short legs and long, silky, light brown hair. Pekingese were first bred in China.
pelican a large water bird that lives in warm areas. It has a pouch in the lower half of its long bill for catching and holding fish.