petasos

noun
pet·​a·​sos | \ ˈpe-tə-səs How to pronounce petasos (audio) \
variants: or petasus

Definition of petasos

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

First Known Use of petasos

1577, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for petasos

Latin & Greek; Latin petasus, from Greek petasos; akin to Greek petannynai to spread out

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