Perry Definition

pĕrē
perries
noun
A fermented drink like cider, made from pear juice, esp. in England.
Webster's New World
A masculine name.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
ralph barton perrymatthew calbraith perryCommodore Perryoliver hazard perry
proper name
1794-1858; U.S. naval officer: negotiated U.S.-Japanese trade treaty (1854)
Webster's New World
1785-1819; U.S. naval officer: defeated the Brit. fleet on Lake Erie (1813): brother of Matthew.
Webster's New World
pronoun

A topographic surname derived from the Old English pyrige (a pear tree).

Wiktionary

A male given name derived from the surname, or a pet form of the rare given name Peregrine.

Wiktionary

A town in Arkansas.

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A city in Florida.

Wiktionary

A city in Georgia, USA.

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Other Word Forms of Perry

Noun

Singular:
perry
Plural:
perries

Origin of Perry

  • From Middle English, peirrie; from Middle French, peré; from (assumed) Vulgar Latin, piratum; from Latin, pirum.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English pere from Old French pere from Vulgar Latin pirātum from Latin pirum pear

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

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