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1. peri

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

Synonyms

  • disembodied spirit

Antonyms

  • mind
  • attend to

Etymology

  • پری (Persian)
  • پر (Persian)

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2. peri

noun. a beautiful and graceful girl.

Synonyms

  • missy
  • fille
  • young woman
  • girl
  • young lady

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • attend
  • have
  • include

Etymology

  • پری (Persian)
  • پر (Persian)

Example sentences of the word peri


1. Noun, singular or mass
Nando's is an internationally famous restaurant chain, popular for its peri peri chicken.

2. Adjective
In contrast to endodontics, periodontics refers to the treatment of gums, derived from the Greek words "peri" and "odont," literally meaning "around the tooth."

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