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petasos

petasos

noun pet·a·sos \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

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