Petrie



[pee-tree] /ˈpi tri/

noun
1.
Sir (William Matthew) Flinders
[flin-derz] /ˈflɪn dərz/ (Show IPA), 1853–1942, English Egyptologist and archaeologist.
/ˈpɛtrɪ/
noun
1.
Sir (William Matthew) Flinders. 1853–1942, British Egyptologist and archaeologist

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