peter

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1pe·ter

verb \ˈpē-tər\

Definition of PETER

intransitive verb
1
:  to diminish gradually and come to an end :  give out —usually used with out <novelists whose creative impetus seems largely to have petered out — Times Literary Supplement>
2
:  to become exhausted —usually used with out

Origin of PETER

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1846

2peter

noun

Definition of PETER

often vulgar
:  penis

Origin of PETER

from the name Peter
First Known Use: circa 1902

Pe·ter

noun \ˈpē-tər\

Definition of PETER

1
:  a fisherman of Galilee and one of the twelve apostles
2
:  either of two hortatory letters written to early Christians and included as books of the New Testament — see bible table

Origin of PETER

Late Latin Petrus, from Greek Petros, from petra rock

Pe·ter

biographical name \ˈpē-tər\

Definition of PETER

ca 1050–1115 the Hermit Fr. preacher of the 1st Crusade

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