Definition of petits chevaux in English:

petits chevaux

Pronunciation /ˌpɛtɪ ʃəˈvəʊz/


  • A gambling game in which bets are placed on mechanically operated horses made to spin round a flag at the centre of a special circular table.


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Clown. From French petits chevaux from petits, plural of petit + chevaux, plural of cheval horse.