Pedaneus, Adiectiuum. Idem est quod Pedalis. Col. Pedanei iudices. Inferiour Iudges going on foote.
Lewis and Short: Latin dictionary
pĕdānĕus, a, um, adj. [pes], of the size of a foot, a foot in length, breadth, etc. I.Lit. (very rare): pedaneum super rudus inducimus,
a foot thick
, Pall. 6, 11, 2: pedanei ramuli, Sol. 2, 42.—II.Transf.A. Pedanei judices, petty judges that tried only trifling cases (so called because they had only a low seat and no tribunal), Dig. 3, 1, 1, 6; so ib. 2, 7, 3; 48, 19, 38, 10; Paul. Sent. 5, 28; cf. Ps.-Ascon. ad Cic. Div. in Caecil. 15.—B. Pedanei senatores, for pedarii senatores, Gell. 3, 18, 10.