Pronunciation: (pēt),[key] —n. 1. a highly organic material found in marshy or damp regions, composed of partially decayed vegetable matter: it is cut and dried for use as fuel.
2. such vegetable matter used as fertilizer or fuel.
Pronunciation: (pēt),[key] —n.Obs. a merry young girl; darling (used as a term of endearment).