Definition of petasos
: a broad-brimmed low-crowned hat worn by ancient Greeks and Romans; especially : the winged hat of Hermes
Variants of petasos
Origin of petasos
Latin & Greek; Latin petasus, from Greek petasos; akin to Greek petannynai to spread out
First Known Use: 1577
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