any of several plants belonging to the genus Exacum, native to the Old World, as E. affine, having glossy, ovate leaves, and fragrant, bluish flowers: cultivated as a houseplant.
noun 1. .
/ˌpɜːsɪˈkɛərɪə/ noun 1. another name for red shank
[pur-si-ket-ee] /ˌpɜr sɪˈkɛt i/ noun 1. Vincent, 1915–87, U.S. composer.
[pur-zee-enz; French per-syen] /ˌpɜr ziˈɛnz; French pɛrˈsyɛn/ noun 1. (used with a plural verb) . 2. (used with a singular verb) a printed or painted fabric of cotton or silk. /ˌpɜːsɪˈɛnz/ plural noun 1. outside window shutters having louvres to keep out the sun while maintaining ventilation Also called Persian blinds