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PERUVIAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Peruvian mean? 

PERUVIAN (noun)
  The noun PERUVIAN has 1 sense:

1. a native or inhabitant of Peru

  Familiarity information: PERUVIAN used as a noun is very rare.


PERUVIAN (adjective)
  The adjective PERUVIAN has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or characteristic of Peru or its people

  Familiarity information: PERUVIAN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERUVIAN (noun)


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Meaning:

A native or inhabitant of Peru

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

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

South American (a native or inhabitant of South America)

Holonyms ("Peruvian" is a member of...):

Peru; Republic of Peru (a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries)


PERUVIAN (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to or characteristic of Peru or its people

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

Peruvian artifacts

Pertainym:

Peru (a republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries)


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