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pet·a·sos

or pet·a·sus  (pĕt′ə-səs)
n.
1. A wide-brimmed hat worn by ancient Greeks and Romans.
2. Greek Mythology The winged hat of Hermes.

[Greek; see petə- in Indo-European roots.]

petasus

(ˈpɛtəsəs) or

petasos

n
(Historical Terms) a broad-brimmed hat worn by the ancient Greeks, such as one with wings on either side as traditionally worn by Mercury
[C16: via Latin from Greek petasos]

pet•a•sus

(ˈpɛt ə səs)

n., pl. -sus•es.
a broad-brimmed hat worn by ancient Greeks, often represented as a winged hat worn by Hermes.
[1590–1600; < Latin < Greek pétasos, akin to petannýnai to spread out]