Definition of ped xing in US English:

ped xing

noun

US
  • On road signs: pedestrian crossing.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Manual Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Shortened from pedestrian crossing (as graphic abbreviation); compare ped and the use of x to represent the word cross at X and in graphic abbreviations for place names, such as Charing X for Charing Cross, King's X for King's Cross, etc.

Pronunciation

ped xing

/pɛdˈɛksɪŋ/