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Definition of Peat


  1. A small person; a pet; -- sometimes used contemptuously.
  2. A substance of vegetable origin, consisting of roots and fibers, moss, etc., in various stages of decomposition, and found, as a kind of turf or bog, usually in low situations, where it is always more or less saturated with water. It is often dried and used for fuel.

Peat Translations

peat in Dutch is turf
peat in Finnish is turve
peat in French is tourbe
peat in German is Torf
peat in Italian is torba
peat in Spanish is turba
peat in Swedish is torv