- pigs' feet, as an article of food
- feet or toes, esp. a child's
Origin of pettitoesprobably ; from Middle French petite oye, goose giblets ; from feminine of petit (see petty) + oye, goose ; from Late Latin auca (see ocarina): form and meaning influenced, influence by associated, association with toe
- The feet of a pig used as food.
- Informal Human feet or toes, especially those of a child.
Origin of pettitoesPossibly from earlier pettytoe, offal (influenced by petty and toe), possibly from Old French petite oye, giblets of a goose : petite, small + oye, goose (from Late Latin auca; see ocarina).
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.