Definition of pettitoe in English:

pettitoe

noun

rare
  • A pig's foot, especially as an article of food; a pig's trotter. Formerly also: †(in plural) the edible entrails of an animal, e.g. a calf, sheep, pig, goose, etc.; offal, giblets (obsolete).

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in John Bradford (c1510–1555), evangelical preacher and martyr. From Middle French petitoye goose giblets, offal of other animals from petit small + oie goose; later reinterpreted as from petty + toe.

Pronunciation

pettitoe

/ˈpɛtɪtəʊ/