PETRE

Etymology

From a medieval spelling variant of Peter.

Proper noun

Petre

A surname.

An English barony.

(rare) A male given name from Ancient Greek, mostly transferred back from the surname.

Anagrams

• Peret, Peter, Prete, peert, peter, repet.

Noun

petre (uncountable)

(archaic) saltpetre

Anagrams

• Peret, Peter, Prete, peert, peter, repet.

Source: Wiktionary


Pe"tre, n.

Definition: See Saltpeter.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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