Peculiarize to Pedipalpous

(Pe*cul"iar*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pecularized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pecularizing ] To make peculiar; to set appart or assign, as an exclusive possession. [R.] Dr. John Smith.

(Pe*cul"iar*ly), adv. In a peculiar manner; particulary; in a rare and striking degree; unusually.

(Pe*cul"iar*ness), n. The quality or state of being peculiar; peculiarity. Mede.

(||Pe*cu"li*um) n. [L. See Peculiar.]

1. (Rom. Law) The saving of a son or a slave with the father's or master's consent; a little property or stock of one's own; any exclusive personal or separate property. Burrill.

2. A special fund for private and personal uses.

A slight peculium only subtracted to supply his snuff box and tobacco pouch.
Sir W. Scott.

(Pe*cu"ni*al) a. Pecuniary. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Pe*cun"ia*ri*ly) adv. In a pecuniary manner; as regards money.

(Pe*cun"ia*ry) a. [L. pecuniarius, fr. pecunia money, orig., property in cattle, fr. pecus cattle: cf. F. pécuniaire. See Fee, and cf. Peculiar.]

1. Relating to money; monetary; as, a pecuniary penalty; a pecuniary reward. Burke.

(Pe*cu"ni*ous) a. [L. pecuniosus, fr. pecunia: cf. F. pécunieux.] Abounding in money; wealthy; rich. [Obs.] Sherwood.

(Ped) n. [OE. See Peddler.] A basket; a hammer; a pannier. [Obs.] Halliwell.

(Ped"age) n. [LL. pedagium, for pedaticum. See Paage.] A toll or tax paid by passengers, entitling them to safe-conduct and protection. [Obs.] Spelman.

(Ped"a*gog) n. Pedagogue.

(Ped`a*gog"ic) n. [From Pedagogic, a.; cf. G. pedagogik.] See Pedagogics.

(Ped`a*gog"ic Ped`a*gog"ic*al) a. [Gr. : cf. F. pédagogique. See Pedagogue.] Of or pertaining to a pedagogue; suited to, or characteristic of, a pedagogue.

(Ped`a*gog"ics) n. The science or art of teaching; the principles and rules of teaching; pedagogy.

(Ped"a*gog*ism) n. [Cf. F. pédagogisme.] The system, occupation, character, or manner of pedagogues. Milton.

Avocation of pedantry and pedagogism.
De Foe.

(Ped"a*gogue) n. [F. pédagogue, L. paedagogus, Gr. pai^s, paido`s, a boy + to lead, guide; cf. leading. See Page a servant, Agent.]

1. (Gr. Antiq.) A slave who led his master's children to school, and had the charge of them generally.

2. A teacher of children; one whose occupation is to teach the young; a schoolmaster.

3. One who by teaching has become formal, positive, or pedantic in his ways; one who has the manner of a schoolmaster; a pedant. Goldsmith.

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