[per; English pair] /pɛr; English pɛər/
noun, plural pères
[per; English pairz] /pɛr; English pɛərz/ (Show IPA). French.
/pɛr; English pɛə/
an addition to a French surname to specify the father rather than the son of the same name: Dumas père Compare fils1
1610s, “a French priest,” from French père “father,” from Latin patrem (nominative pater); see father (n.). Attached to a name, to distinguish father from son of the same name, from 1802.
/pəˈriːə/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Peraea
[per-i-gruh-neyt] /ˈpɛr ɪ grəˌneɪt/ verb (used without object), peregrinated, peregrinating. 1. to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot. verb (used with object), peregrinated, peregrinating. 2. to travel or walk over; traverse. /ˈpɛrɪɡrɪˌneɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive) to travel or wander about from place to place; voyage 2. (transitive) to travel through (a place) adjective […]
- Per each
adverb phrase For each; apiece; a THROW: Those are $8 per each, to you [1906+; fr a humorous insertion of Latin per in imitation of pretentious business use]
[per-i-gruh-ney-shuh n] /ˌpɛr ɪ grəˈneɪ ʃən/ noun 1. travel from one place to another, especially on foot. 2. a course of travel; journey. /ˌpɛrɪɡrɪˈneɪʃən/ noun 1. a voyage, esp an extensive one 2. the act or process of travelling n. early 15c., from Old French peregrination “pilgrimage, long absence” (12c.) or directly from Latin peregrinationem […]