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perse

 (pûrs)
adj.
Dark grayish blue or purple.

[Middle English pers, from Old French, from Medieval Latin persus, back-formation from Latin Persicus, Persian, from Greek Persikos, a Persian, from Persēs, a Persian, from Old Persian Pārsa, of Median origin; akin to Old Persian Parthava-, Parthian.]
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perse

(pɜːs)
n
(Colours)
a. a dark greyish-blue colour
b. (as adjective): perse cloth.
[C14: from Old French, from Medieval Latin persus, perhaps changed from Latin Persicus Persian]

Perse

(pɜːs; French pɛrs)
n
(Biography) Saint-John (ˈsɪndʒən), real name Alexis Saint-Léger. 1887–1975, French poet, born in Guadeloupe. His works include Anabase (1922) and Chronique (1960). Nobel prize for literature 1960
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per se

(pɜr ˈseɪ, ˈsi, pər)
adv.
by, of, for, or in itself; intrinsically.
[1565–75; < Latin per sē by itself, translation of Greek kath' autó]

Perse

(pɛrs, pɜrs)

n.
St.-John (ˈsɪn dʒən) St.-John Perse.
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