Petro

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See also: petro and petro-

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Petro (uncountable)

  1. In Haitian voodoo, a class of loa of uncertain origin, chiefly associated with fierceness or aggression.
    • 1985, Wade Davis, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Simon & Schuster, page 49:
      Whereas the Rada drumming and dancing are on beat, the Petro are offbeat, sharp, and unforgiving, like the crack of a rawhide whip.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Petro (plural Petros)

  1. A surname.

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpetro]
  • Audio:
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  • Rhymes: -etro
  • Hyphenation: Pe‧tro

Proper noun[edit]

Petro (accusative Petron)

  1. a male given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Peter

Derived terms[edit]

Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petrō

  1. dative/ablative singular of Petrus

References[edit]

  • Petro”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Petro in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Lithuanian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petro m

  1. genitive of Petras

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpetɾo/ [ˈpe.t̪ɾo]
  • Rhymes: -etɾo
  • Syllabification: Pe‧tro

Proper noun[edit]

Petro m or f by sense

  1. a surname

Swahili[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Petro

  1. (biblical) Peter (either of the two books in the New Testament)

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