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Petroleum Engineer.

Rose

[ rohz ]
/ roʊz /

noun

Billy,1899–1966, U.S. theatrical producer.
Peter EdwardPeteCharlie Hustle, born 1941, U.S. baseball player.
Mount, a mountain in W Nevada, the highest in the Carson Range. 10,778 feet (3285 meters).
a female given name.

Sampras

[ sam-pruh s ]
/ ˈsæm prəs /

noun

PeterPete, born 1971, U.S. tennis player.

Seeger

[ see-ger ]
/ ˈsi gər /

noun

Alan,1888–1916, U.S. poet.
PeterPete, 1919–2014, U.S. folk singer and folklorist.

Conrad

[ kon-rad ]
/ ˈkɒn ræd /

noun

Charles, Jr.Pete, 1930–1999, U.S. astronaut.
JosephTeodor Jozef Konrad Korzeniowski, 1857–1924, English novelist and short-story writer, born in Poland.
a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “bold” and “counsel.”
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British Dictionary definitions for pete

Conrad

/ (ˈkɒnræd) /

noun

Joseph. real name Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski. 1857–1924, British novelist born in Poland, noted for sea stories such as The Nigger of the Narcissus (1897) and Lord Jim (1900) and novels of politics and revolution such as Nostromo (1904) and Under Western Eyes (1911)

rose

1
/ (rəʊz) /

noun

verb

(tr) to make rose-coloured; cause to blush or redden
Derived Formsroselike, adjective

Word Origin for rose

Old English, from Latin rosa, probably from Greek rhodon rose

rose

2
/ (rəʊz) /

verb

the past tense of rise

rosé

/ (ˈrəʊzeɪ) /

noun

any pink wine, made either by removing the skins of red grapes after only a little colour has been extracted or by mixing red and white wines

Word Origin for rosé

C19: from French, literally: pink, from Latin rosa rose 1

Sampras

/ (ˈsæmpˌræs) /

noun

Pete. born 1971, US tennis player: winner of fourteen Grand Slam single titles (1990–2002), including the US Open (1990, 1993, 1995, 1996, 2002) and Wimbledon (1993–95, 1997–2000)

Seeger

/ (ˈsiːɡə) /

noun

Pete. born 1919. US folk singer and songwriter, noted for his protest songs, which include "We shall Overcome" (1960), "Where have all the Flowers gone?" (1961), "If I had a Hammer" (1962), and "Little Boxes" (1962)
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Word Origin and History for pete
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Idioms and Phrases with pete

Pete

Also, Peter. See for one's (Pete's) sake; honest to god (Pete); rob Peter to pay Paul.

rose

see bed of roses; come up roses; see through rose-colored glasses.

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