Pet. English Pronunciation IPA(key): /pɛt/Rhymes: -ɛt Etymology 1 Originally from Northern English and Scots dialects, origin is unsure but may have arisen due to influence of petty pertaining to children and later companion animals.
Almost certainly of Germanic etymology. Noun pet (plural pets) Synonyms companion animal Translations The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. References “pet” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001). Verb pet (third-person singular simple present pets, present participle petting, simple past and past participle petted) (transitive) To stroke or fondle (an animal). Translations Derived terms Adjective pet (not comparable) Etymology 2 Origin unknown.
Noun Etymology 3 Abbreviation of petition. Noun Abbreviation of petition. Etymology 4 Diminutive of petal. LITTLE EXPLORERS Picture Dictionary by EnchantedLearning. Advertisement.
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