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Noun: petit larceny  'pe-tee'laa(r)-su-nee
  1. Larceny of property having a value less than some amount (the amount varies by locale)
    - petty larceny, petty

Type of: larceny, stealing, theft, thievery, thieving

Antonym: grand larceny

Encyclopedia: Petit larceny