noun, plural pet·a·sus·es.
Origin of petasus
Examples from the Web for petasus
The pileus was a close-fitting felt cap and the petasus was a felt hat with a round brim.The Historical Child|Oscar Chrisman
Of motion is often born inspiration—Hermes, god of oratory, is represented with petasus and talaria—and I am enjoying motion.Romantic Spain|John Augustus O'Shea
His petasus is slung at his back, meaning that the clouds are not yet opened or expanded in the sky.Lectures on Art|John Ruskin
And one of them had a petasus and a golden caduceus, and the other had a trumpet.
On his head he wore a petasus of hyacinthine hue, out of which sprang three peacock's feathers.