Peta- Definition

pētə
prefix
One quadrillion (1015 ).
Petahertz.
American Heritage
1,125,899,906,842,624 (250 ).
Petabyte.
American Heritage
abbreviation
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Webster's New World
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
Wiktionary
People Eating Tasty Animals.
Wiktionary
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One quadrillion; the factor 1015
Webster's New World
pronoun
A female given name.
Wiktionary
other
A prefix that means.
American Heritage Science
One quadrillion (1015 ), as in petahertz, one quadrillion hertz.
American Heritage Science
250 (that is, 1,125,899,906,842,624), which is the power of two closest to a quadrillion, as in petabyte.
American Heritage Science
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Origin of Peta-

  • Alteration of penta– (from its representing the fifth power of a thousand)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • A rare feminine form of Peter.

    From Wiktionary

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