foot pedal

noun
a lever that is operated with the foot
Syn: ↑pedal, ↑treadle, ↑foot lever
Derivationally related forms: ↑treadle (for: ↑treadle), ↑pedal (for: ↑pedal)
Hypernyms: ↑lever
Hyponyms:
Part Holonyms:

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