[pur-chuh-ron, -shuh-] /ˈpɜr tʃəˌrɒn, -ʃə-/
one of a French breed of draft horses, having a gray or black coat.
a compact heavy breed of carthorse, grey or black in colour
1875, from French Percheron, adjective formed from le Perche, region south of Normandy where horses were bred that were strong, light, and fast.
/ˈpɜːtʃərɪ/ noun (pl) -eries 1.
[purch] /pɜrtʃ/ noun 1. a pole or rod, usually horizontal, serving as a roost for birds. 2. any place or object, as a sill, fence, branch, or twig, for a bird, animal, or person to alight or rest upon. 3. a high or elevated position, resting place, or the like. 4. a small, elevated seat […]
noun 1. any member of the avian order Passeriformes.
[per-klawr-eyt, -klohr-] /pərˈklɔr eɪt, -ˈkloʊr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt or ester of perchloric acid, as potassium perchlorate, KClO 4 . /pəˈklɔːreɪt/ noun 1. any salt or ester of perchloric acid. Perchlorate salts contain the ion ClO4– perchlorate per·chlo·rate (pər-klôr’āt’) n. An ester or salt of perchloric acid. perchlorate (pər-klôr’āt’) A salt of perchloric acid, […]