a dark grayish-blue color
Origin of perseMiddle English pers ; from Old French ; from Medieval Latin persus ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Classical Latin Persa, Persian
Dark grayish blue or purple.
Origin of perseMiddle English pers, from Old French, from Medieval Latin persus, back-formation from Latin Persicus, Persian, from Greek Persikos, a Persian, from Pers&emacron;s, a Persian, from Old Persian Parsa, of Median origin; akin to Old Persian Parthava-, Parthian.
- A dark purplish black colour
- Of a dark purplish black colour
- (Greek mythology) An Oceanid, (one of the three thousand daughters of the Titans' Oceanus and Tethys), and the wife of the sun god, Helios, with who she is the mother of Aeetes, Perses, Pasiphae and Circe. One of her many sisters is Amphitrite, (the wife of Poseidon). Perse is also closely identified with Hecate.
From Ancient Greek Î ÎµÏÏƒÎ· (PersÄ“, literally “Persian woman")
- A rare surname.
A variant of Piers.