a fermented drink like cider, made from pear juice, esp. in England
Origin of perryMiddle English pereye from Middle French peré from Vulgar Latin an unverified form piratum, for Late Latin piracium from Classical Latin pirum, pear
a masculine name
Origin of Perryuncertain or unknown; perhaps origin, originally , a diminutive of Pers from French Piers from Classical Latin Petrus, Peter
- 1794-1858; U.S. naval officer: negotiated U.S.-Japanese trade treaty (1854)
- 1785-1819; U.S. naval officer: defeated the Brit. fleet on Lake Erie (1813): brother of Matthew
A fermented, often effervescent beverage made from pears.
Origin of perryMiddle English pere from Old French pere from Vulgar Latin pirātum Latin pirum pear ; see pear . Latin -ātum n. suff. ( from neuter of -ātus -ate )
(countable and uncountable, plural perries)
- A topographic surname derived from the Old English pyrige (a pear tree).
- A male given name derived from the surname, or a pet form of the rare given name Peregrine.
- A town in Arkansas.
- A city in Florida.
- A city in Georgia, USA.
- A village in Illinois.
- A city in Iowa.
- A city in Kansas.
- A town in Maine.
- A city in Michigan.
- A city in Missouri.
- A village in Ohio.
- A city in Oklahoma.
- A city in Utah.