a dark, molasseslike, aromatic, water-insoluble liquid having a warm, bitter taste, obtained from the leguminous tree, Myroxylon pereirae, of Central America: used in medicine, perfumery, and in the manufacture of chocolate.
one whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:55); called also Perida (Neh. 7:57).
noun 1. a cold Pacific Ocean current flowing N along the coasts of Chile and Peru. noun 1. another name for the Humboldt Current Peru Current (pə-r’) See Humboldt Current.
[pe-roo-jah; English puh-roo-juh, -jee-uh] /pɛˈru dʒɑ; English pəˈru dʒə, -dʒi ə/ noun 1. a city in central Umbria, in central Italy. 2. Lake of. . /pəˈruːdʒə; Italian peˈruːdʒa/ noun 1. a city in central Italy, in Umbria: centre of the Umbrian school of painting (15th century); university (1308); Etruscan and Roman remains. Pop: 149 125 […]
[per-oo-jee-noh; Italian pe-roo-jee-naw] /ˌpɛr uˈdʒi noʊ; Italian ˌpɛ ruˈdʒi nɔ/ noun 1. (Pietro Vannucci) 1446–1524, Italian painter. /Italian peruˈdʒino/ noun 1. Il (il), real name Pietro Vannucci. 1446–1523, Italian painter; master of Raphael. His works include the fresco Christ giving the Keys to Peter in the Sistine Chapel, Rome