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PERI

 Dictionary entry overview: What does peri mean? 

PERI (noun)
  The noun PERI has 2 senses:

1. a beautiful and graceful girl
2. (Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done

  Familiarity information: PERI used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERI (noun)


Sense 1peri [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A beautiful and graceful girl

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("peri" is a kind of...):

fille; girl; miss; missy; young lady; young woman (a young woman)


Sense 2peri [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("peri" is a kind of...):

disembodied spirit; spirit (any incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings)

Domain category:

folklore (the unwritten literature (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture)

Domain region:

Persia; Persian Empire (an empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC)


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