noun, plural pe·lo·tas [puh-loh-tuh z; Spanish pe-law-tahs] /pəˈloʊ təz; Spanish pɛˈlɔ tɑs/.
Origin of pelota
Examples from the Web for pelota
Pelota is a hard, fast game, and sometimes serious injuries result from playing it.Outdoor Sports and Games|Claude H. Miller
Pelota is a mixture of old time shinny or hocky, la-crosse and foot-ball.Picturesque Pala|George Wharton James
Smuggler and pelota player,—two things which go well together and which are essentially Basque.Ramuntcho|Pierre Loti
The villages are much devoted to Pelota; and few are too poor to possess some species of primitive court.Northern Spain|Edgar T. A. Wigram
There is a capital golf-course, a great bull-ring, and a pelota court.Ranching, Sport and Travel|Thomas Carson