pettitoes

pettitoes

[pet-ee-tohz]
plural noun
1.
the feet of a pig, especially used as food.
2.
the human toes or feet, especially those of a child.

Origin:
1545–55; plural of obsolete pettytoe offal < Middle French petite oye giblets of a goose, equivalent to petite petite + oye goose < Late Latin avica; see ocarina

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pettitoes (ˈpɛtɪˌtəʊz)
 
pl n
pig's trotters, esp when used as food
 
[C16: from Old French petite oie, literally: little goose (giblets of a goose)]

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