peat

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Etymology 1[edit]

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. [from 14th c.]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare pet (a favourite).

Noun[edit]

peat (plural peats)

  1. (obsolete) A small person; a pet.

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