Meaning of pelota

pe•lo•ta

Pronunciation: (pu-lō'tu Sp. pe-lô'tä), [key]
— pl. -tas
  1. a Basque and Spanish game from which jai alai was developed.
  2. the game of jai alai.
  3. the ball used in pelota and jai alai.
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