[pee-tuh] /ˈpi tə/
a fiber obtained from plants of the genera Agave, Aechmea, etc., used for cordage, mats, etc.
any of these plants.
[pee-tah, -tuh] /ˈpi tɑ, -tə/
a round, flat Middle Eastern bread that is often filled with meat, peppers, etc., to make a sandwich.
any of several agave plants yielding a strong fibre See also istle
a species of pineapple, Ananas magdalenae, the leaves of which yield a white fibre
Also called pita fibre. the fibre obtained from any of these plants, used in making cordage and paper
“thick, flat bread,” 1951, from Modern Hebrew pita or Modern Greek petta “bread,” perhaps from Greek peptos “cooked,” or somehow connected to pizza (q.v.).
Pain in the arse/ass.
pain in the ass
[pit-uh-hahy-uh] /ˌpɪt əˈhaɪ ə/ noun 1. any of several cacti of the genus Lemaireocereus and related genera, of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico, bearing edible fruit. 2. the fruit of such a cactus. /ˌpɪtəˈhaɪə/ noun 1. any giant cactus of Central America and the SW United States, esp the saguaro 2. Also called dragon fruit. […]
[pit-uh-kuh] /ˈpɪt ə kə/ noun, Buddhism. 1. See under . noun, Buddhism. 1. a collection of scriptures, originally recorded from oral traditions in the 1st century b.c., divided into one of three parts (Pitaka) sermons () the rules of the Buddhist order () and several treatises on philosophy and psychology ()
[pi-tang-guh] /pɪˈtæŋ gə/ noun 1. .
[pit-uh-pat] /ˈpɪt əˌpæt/ adverb 1. with a quick succession of beats or taps: Her heart beat pitapat with excitement. noun 2. the movement or the sound of something going pitapat: the pitapat of hail on a roof. verb (used without object), pitapatted, pitapatting. 3. to go pitapat. /ˌpɪtəˈpæt/ adverb 1. with quick light taps or […]