Associations to the word «Peri»


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

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