Periapt Definition

pĕrē-ăpt
noun
Webster's New World
A charm worn as protection against mischief and disease; an amulet.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Periapt

Noun

Singular:
periapt
Plural:
periapts

Origin of Periapt

  • French périapte from Greek periapton from periaptos hung around peri- peri- haptos fastened (from haptein to fasten)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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