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Canine appetite
Canine Ca*nine", a. [L. caninus, fr. canis dog: cf. F. canin. See Hound.] 1. Of or pertaining to the family Canid[ae], or dogs and wolves; having the nature or qualities of a dog; like that or those of a dog. 2. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pointed tooth on each side the incisors. Canine appetite, a morbidly voracious appetite; bulimia. Canine letter, the letter r. See R. Canine madness, hydrophobia. Canine tooth, a tooth situated between the incisor and bicuspid teeth, so called because well developed in dogs; usually, the third tooth from the front on each side of each jaw; an eyetooth, or the corresponding tooth in the lower jaw.
Competitive
Competitive Com*pet"i*tive, a. Of or pertaining to competition; producing competition; competitory; as, a competitive examination.
Competitory
Competitory Com*pet"i*to*ry, a. Acting in competition; competing; rival.
Competitress
Competitress Com*pet"i*tress, n. A woman who competes.
Competitrix
Competitrix Com*pet"i*trix, n. [L.] A competitress.
Irrelative repetition
Irrelative Ir*rel"a*tive, a. Not relative; without mutual relations; unconnected. -- Ir*rel"a*tive*ly, adv. Irrelative chords (Mus.), those having no common tone. Irrelative repetition (Biol.), the multiplication of parts that serve for a common purpose, but have no mutual dependence or connection. --Owen.
Petit larceny are
Larceny Lar"ce*ny, n.; pl. Larcenies. [F. larcin, OE. larrecin, L. latrocinium, fr. latro robber, mercenary, hired servant; cf. Gr. (?) hired servant. Cf. Latrociny.] (Law) The unlawful taking and carrying away of things personal with intent to deprive the right owner of the same; theft. Cf. Embezzlement. Grand larceny & Petit larceny are distinctions having reference to the nature or value of the property stolen. They are abolished in England. Mixed, or Compound, larceny, that which, under statute, includes in it the aggravation of a taking from a building or the person. Simple larceny, that which is not accompanied with any aggravating circumstances.
Petit mal
Petit mal Pe*tit" mal" [F., lit., little sickness.] (Med.) The mildest form of epilepsy, with momentary faintness or unconsciousness, but without convulsions; -- opposed to grand mal.
Petit sergeanty
Sergeanty Ser"geant*y, n. [Cf. OF. sergentie, LL. sergentia. See Sergeant.] (Eng. Law) Tenure of lands of the crown by an honorary kind of service not due to any lord, but to the king only. [Written also serjeanty.] Grand sergeanty, a particular kind of tenure by which the tenant was bound to do some special honorary service to the king in person, as to carry his banner, his sword, or the like. --Tomlins. --Cowell. --Blackstone. Petit sergeanty. See under Petit.
Petit treason
Treason Trea"son, n. [OE. tresun, treisun, traisoun, OF. tra["i]son, F. trahison, L. traditio a giving up, a delivering up, fr. tradere to give up, betray. See Traitor, and cf. Tradition.] 1. The offense of attempting to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance, or of betraying the state into the hands of a foreign power; disloyalty; treachery. The treason of the murthering in the bed. --Chaucer. Note: In monarchies, the killing of the sovereign, or an attempt to take his life, is treason. In England, to imagine or compass the death of the king, or of the queen consort, or of the heir apparent to the crown, is high treason, as are many other offenses created by statute. In the United States, treason is confined to the actual levying of war against the United States, or to an adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. 2. Loosely, the betrayal of any trust or confidence; treachery; perfidy. If he be false, she shall his treason see. --Chaucer. Petit treason. See under Petit.
Petite
Petite Pe*tite", a. [F., fem. of petit.] Small, little; of a woman or girl, of small size and trim figure.
Petition
Petition Pe*ti"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Petitioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Petitioning.] To make a prayer or request to; to ask from; to solicit; to entreat; especially, to make a formal written supplication, or application to, as to any branch of the government; as, to petition the court; to petition the governor. You have . . . petitioned all the gods for my prosperity. --Shak.
Petition
Petition Pe*ti"tion, v. i. To make a petition or solicitation.
Petitionarily
Petitionarily Pe*ti"tion*a*ri*ly, adv. By way of begging the question; by an assumption. [R.] --Sir T. Browne.
Petitionary
Petitionary Pe*ti"tion*a*ry, a. 1. Supplicatory; making a petition. Pardon Rome, and any petitionary countrymen. --Shak. 2. Containing a petition; of the nature of a petition; as, a petitionary epistle. --Swift.
Petitioned
Petition Pe*ti"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Petitioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Petitioning.] To make a prayer or request to; to ask from; to solicit; to entreat; especially, to make a formal written supplication, or application to, as to any branch of the government; as, to petition the court; to petition the governor. You have . . . petitioned all the gods for my prosperity. --Shak.
Petitionee
Petitionee Pe*ti`tion*ee", n. A person cited to answer, or defend against, a petition.
Petitioner
Petitioner Pe*ti"tion*er, n. One who presents a petition.
Petitioning
Petitioning Pe*ti"tion*ing, n. The act of presenting apetition; a supplication.
Petitioning
Petition Pe*ti"tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Petitioned; p. pr. & vb. n. Petitioning.] To make a prayer or request to; to ask from; to solicit; to entreat; especially, to make a formal written supplication, or application to, as to any branch of the government; as, to petition the court; to petition the governor. You have . . . petitioned all the gods for my prosperity. --Shak.
Petitor
Petitor Pet"i*tor, n. [L., fr. petere to seek.] One who seeks or asks; a seeker; an applicant. [R.] --Fuller.
Repetitional
Repetitional Rep`e*ti"tion*al (-al). Repetitionary Rep`e*ti"tion*a*ry (-?-r?), a. Of the nature of, or containing, repetition. [R.]
Repetitionary
Repetitional Rep`e*ti"tion*al (-al). Repetitionary Rep`e*ti"tion*a*ry (-?-r?), a. Of the nature of, or containing, repetition. [R.]
Repetitioner
Repetitioner Rep`e*ti"tion*er (-?r), n. One who repeats. [Obs.]
Repetitious
Repetitious Rep`e*ti"tious (-t?sh"?s), a. Repeating; containing repetition. [U.S.] --Dr. T. Dwight.
Repetitive
Repetitive Re*pet"i*tive (r?-p?t"?-t?v), a. Containing repetition; repeating. [R.]
Repetitor
Repetitor Rep"e*ti`tor (r?p"?-t?`t?r), n. [Cf. L. repetitor a reclaimer.] (Ger.Univ.) A private instructor.

Meaning of Petit from wikipedia

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- Rattanbai Jinnah (née Petit; 20 February 1900 – 20 February 1929), also known as Ruttie Jinnah, was the wife of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, an important figure...
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