Meaning of PELOTA in English

/peuh loh"teuh/ ; Sp. /pe law"tah/ , n. , pl. pelotas /-teuhz/ ; Sp. /-tahs/ .

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.

[ 1890-95; pelote; see PELLET ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .