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another name for red shank


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    [pur-si-ket-ee] /ˌpɜr sɪˈkɛt i/ noun 1. Vincent, 1915–87, U.S. composer.

  • Persiennes

    [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

  • Persiflage

    [pur-suh-flahzh, pair-] /ˈpɜr səˌflɑʒ, ˈpɛər-/ noun 1. light, bantering talk or writing. 2. a frivolous or flippant style of treating a subject. /ˈpɜːsɪˌflɑːʒ/ noun 1. light frivolous conversation, style, or treatment; friendly teasing n. 1757, from French persiflage, from persifler “to banter” (18c.), from Latin per- “through” (see per) + French siffler “to whistle, hiss,” […]

  • Persimmon

    [per-sim-uh n] /pərˈsɪm ən/ noun 1. any of several trees of the genus Diospyros, especially D. virginiana, of North America, bearing astringent, plumlike fruit that is sweet and edible when ripe, and D. kaki, of Japan and China, bearing soft, red or orange fruit. 2. the fruit itself. /pɜːˈsɪmən/ noun 1. any of several tropical […]

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