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petit

adjective pet·it \ˈpe-tē\

Definition of PETIT

:  petty 1 —used chiefly in legal compounds
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Origin of PETIT

Middle English, small, minor, from Anglo-French, small
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with PETIT

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