pettichaps

noun plural but singular or plural in construction
pet·​ti·​chaps | \ ˈpetēˌ- \

Definition of pettichaps

: any of several European warblers: such as

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History and Etymology for pettichaps

perhaps from obsolete English petty small (from Middle English pety) + English chaps, plural of chap (jaw)

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“Pettichaps.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pettichaps. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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