What is Petit Larceny?

Legal Definition
Larceny of property that is worth less than some amount set by statute. The cutoff line for petit larceny often ranges between $100 and $500.

See Grand larceny (contrast).
Legal Definition
a term for taking another person's property unlawfully where the value of the property is not large.
Legal Definition
The larceny of things whose value was below a certain arbitrary standard, at common law twelve pence. See Ex parte Bell, 19 Fla. 612: Barnhart v. State, 154 Ind. 177, 56 N. E. 212; People v. Ri-ghetti, 66 Cal. 184, 4 Pac. 1185.
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
All larceny below the grade of grand larceny. See Grand larceny.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary