noun \ˈpe-tə-səs\

Definition of PETASOS

:  a broad-brimmed low-crowned hat worn by ancient Greeks and Romans; especially :  the winged hat of Hermes

Variants of PETASOS

pet·a·sos or pet·a·sus \ˈpe-tə-səs\

Origin of PETASOS

Latin & Greek; Latin petasus, from Greek petasos; akin to Greek petannynai to spread out
First Known Use: 1577


Next Word in the Dictionary: petate
Previous Word in the Dictionary: petasma
All Words Near: petasos

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up petasos? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).