a zoo, or a special part of a larger zoo, where children may hold and stroke and sometimes feed small or young animals.
[pet-ish] /ˈpɛt ɪʃ/ adjective 1. petulantly peevish: a pettish refusal. /ˈpɛtɪʃ/ adjective 1. peevish; petulant: a pettish child adj. 1550s, “impetuous,” evidently from pet (n.2) in its “ill humor” sense + -ish. Meaning “peevish, easily annoyed” is from 1590s. It has naturally been assoc. with PET sb.1, as being a characteristic habit of a “pet” […]
[pet-ee-pants] /ˈpɛt iˌpænts/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. close-fitting, dress-length panties, sometimes trimmed with lace or ruffles on the legs.
[pet-ee-skurt] /ˈpɛt iˌskɜrt/ noun 1. (def 1).
[pet-ee-slip] /ˈpɛt iˌslɪp/ noun 1. a half-slip.