peat

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Etymology 1Edit

Origin unknown; perhaps a borrowing from an unattested Pictish or Brythonic source.

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peat ‎(countable and uncountable, plural peats)

  1. Soil formed of dead but not fully decayed plants found in bog areas, often burned as fuel. [from 14th c.]
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Etymology 2Edit

Compare pet ‎(a favourite).

NounEdit

peat ‎(plural peats)

  1. (obsolete) A pet, a darling; a woman.

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