[pyoo-ter] /ˈpyu tər/
any of various alloys in which tin is the chief constituent, originally one of tin and lead.
a container or utensil made of such an alloy.
such utensils collectively:
a revival of interest in pewter.
consisting or made of pewter:
a pewter mug.
plate or kitchen utensils made from pewter
early 14c., “any of various alloys having tin as their main constituent” (the usual form is one part lead to four parts tin), from Old French peautre (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *peltrum “pewter” (source of Spanish peltre, Italian peltro), of uncertain origin. Related: Pewterer.
[pyoo-ter-er] /ˈpyu tər ər/ noun 1. a maker of pewter utensils or containers.
(PHIGS Extension to X) Extension to the X Window System providing 3d graphics support.
pexis pex·is (pěk’sĭs) n.
[pey-oh-tee; Spanish pe-yaw-te] /peɪˈoʊ ti; Spanish pɛˈyɔ tɛ/ noun, plural peyotes [pey-oh-teez; Spanish pe-yaw-tes] /peɪˈoʊ tiz; Spanish pɛˈyɔ tɛs/ (Show IPA) 1. (def 3). 2. . 3. . 4. (in Mexico) any of several cacti related to or resembling . /peɪˈəʊtɪ; pɪ-/ noun 1. another name for mescal (sense 1) n. “mescal cactus,” 1849, from […]