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pelota

noun pe·lo·ta \pə-ˈlō-tə\

Definition of PELOTA

1
:  a court game related to jai alai
2
:  the ball used in jai alai
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Origin of PELOTA

Spanish, from Old French pelote little ball — more at pellet
First Known Use: 1807

Rhymes with PELOTA

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