[Chinese puhng-hoo] /Chinese ˈpʌŋˈhu/
a group of small islands off the coast of SE China, in the Taiwan Strait: controlled by Taiwan. About 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).
[pes-kuh-dawr-is, -eez, -dohr-] /ˌpɛs kəˈdɔr ɪs, -iz, -ˈdoʊr-/
(used with a plural verb) .
transliteration of the Chinese name for the Pescadores
a group of 64 islands in Formosa Strait, separated from Taiwan (to which it belongs) by the Pescadores Channel. Pop: 91 950 (2007 est). Area: 127 sq km (49 sq miles) Chinese names Penghu, P’eng-hu
noun 1. a person whose diet is mostly vegetarian but includes fish and seafood. adjective 2. of or relating to pescatarians or their diet: a pescatarian breakfast. noun, adjective a vegetarian who will eat fish; also called pescevegetarian , piscetarian Word Origin 1993 Usage Note cooking
noun, adjective See pescetarian
[puh-sey-tuh; Spanish pe-se-tah] /pəˈseɪ tə; Spanish pɛˈsɛ tɑ/ noun, plural pesetas [puh-sey-tuh z; Spanish pe-se-tahs] /pəˈseɪ təz; Spanish pɛˈsɛ tɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Spain and Andorra until the was adopted, equal to 100 centimos. Abbreviation: P., Pta. 2. a former silver coin of Spain and Spanish America, equal […]
[pey-sey-wah] /peɪˈseɪ wɑ/ noun, plural pesewa, pesewas. 1. a bronze coin and monetary unit of Ghana, the 100th part of a cedi. /pɪˈseɪwɑː/ noun 1. a Ghanaian monetary unit worth one hundredth of a cedi