[pet-l-oid] /ˈpɛt lˌɔɪd/
having the form or appearance of a .
(biology) resembling a petal, esp in shape: the petaloid pattern on a sea urchin
[pet-l-uh s] /ˈpɛt l əs/ adjective 1. having .
[pet-l-oo-muh] /ˌpɛt lˈu mə/ noun 1. a city in W California, N of San Francisco.
[pey-tahngk; French pe-tahnk] /peɪˈtɑŋk; French pɛˈtɑ̃k/ noun 1. a form of lawn bowling originating in France, usually played on rough ground using steel balls. /petɑ̃k/ noun 1. another name, esp in the South of France, for boules noun a form of the game boules, similar to bowling but played outdoors with metal balls and a […]
[pi-tahrd] /pɪˈtɑrd/ noun 1. an explosive device formerly used in warfare to blow in a door or gate, form a breach in a wall, etc. 2. a kind of firecracker. 3. (initial capital letter). Also called Flying Dustbin. a British spigot mortar of World War II that fired a 40-pound (18 kg) finned bomb, designed […]