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in petto

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adverb or adjective in pet·to \in-ˈpe-(ˌ)tō\

Definition of in petto

  1. 1 :  in private :  secretly

  2. 2 :  in miniature



Origin and Etymology of in petto

Italian, literally, in the breast


First Known Use: circa 1674

Rhymes with in petto


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