One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A small stone artefact of Mesolithic and Neolithic cultures, whose end forms a broad, chisel-like cutting edge, typically used as an arrowhead; a small tranchet.
1920s. Apparently from French petit tranchet from petit + tranchet.
petit tranchet/ˌpɛtɪ ˈtran(t)ʃeɪ//ˌpɛtɪ ˈtrɑːn(t)ʃeɪ/
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