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Meaning of peat

peat

Pronunciation: (pēt), [key]
— n.
  1. a highly organic material found in marshy or damp regions, composed of partially decayed vegetable matter: it is cut and dried for use as fuel.
  2. such vegetable matter used as fertilizer or fuel.

peat

Pronunciation: (pēt), [key]
— n. Obs.
  1. a merry young girl; darling (used as a term of endearment).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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