petit

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adjective pet·it \ˈpe-tē\

Definition of petit

  1. :  petty 1 —used chiefly in legal compounds

Origin and Etymology of petit

Middle English, small, minor, from Anglo-French, small


First Known Use: 14th century


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petit

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adjective pet·it \ˈpe-tē\

Legal Definition of petit

  1. :  petty

Origin and Etymology of petit

Anglo-French, minor, small



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