[ pet-ee ]
/ ˈpɛt i /
CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?
American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?
Origin of petit jury
First recorded in 1490–1500
OTHER WORDS FROM petit jurypetit juror, noun
Words nearby petit jury
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020
Example sentences from the Web for petit jury
The remaining names were placed in another box marked "The petit-jury box."The Memories of Fifty Years|William H. Sparks
British Dictionary definitions for petit jury
a jury of 12 persons empanelled to determine the facts of a case and decide the issue pursuant to the direction of the court on points of lawAlso called: petty jury Compare grand jury
Derived forms of petit jurypetit juror, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012