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pĕtăsus , i, m., = πέτασος,
I.a travelling hat or cap, with a broad brim (cf.: pileus, cucullus).
I. Lit., Plaut. Ps. 2, 4, 45; 4, 7, 90; id. Am. prol. 143; Arn. 6, 197.—
II. Transf., something in the shape of a cap, placed on a building, a cap, cupola, Plin. 36, 13, 19, § 92.
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