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an animal such as a cat or a dog which you keep and care for at home: ➔ teacher's pet
Rabbits can make very good pets.
pet dog/cat/bird etc
He was bitten by his pet dog.
a pet shop
2 British English spoken
used when speaking to someone you like or love:
Don't cry, pet.