[pet-ee] /ˈpɛt i/
noun, English Law.
the killing of a husband by his wife, of a lord by his servant, or of an ecclesiastic by a subordinate ecclesiastic.
1. . noun, Chemistry, Pharmacology. 1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble, explosive solid, C 5 H 8 N 4 O 1 2 , used chiefly as a high explosive and as a vasodilator in treating angina pectoris. pentaerythritol tetranitrate
noun 1. a name or a term of address used to express affection for a person, thing, etc.
[pey-toh] /ˈpeɪ toʊ/ noun, plural petos (especially collectively) peto. 1. 3 .
[pet-nap-ing] /ˈpɛtˌnæp ɪŋ/ noun 1. the stealing of a , as for resale or ransom.