[pet-l-uh s] /ˈpɛt l əs/
[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 […]
[pet-uh-suh s] /ˈpɛt ə səs/ noun, plural petasuses. 1. a broad-brimmed hat worn by ancient Greek travelers and hunters, often represented in art as a winged hat worn by Hermes or Mercury. /ˈpɛtəsəs/ noun 1. a broad-brimmed hat worn by the ancient Greeks, such as one with wings on either side as traditionally worn by […]