Associations to the word «Peri»

Wiktionary

PERI, noun. (Persian mythology) A sprite or supernatural being; from Persian mythology and the folklore of neighboring nations.

Dictionary definition

PERI, noun. A beautiful and graceful girl.
PERI, noun. (Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done.

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.