One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of or relating to Brownian motion (pedesis).
Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Jevons (1835–1882), economist and philosopher of science. From ancient Greek πηδητικός springing, leaping, apparently (although attested earlier) from Hellenistic Greek πηδητής dancer + -ικός.
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