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per·e·grine / ˈperəgrin/ • n. (also peregrine falcon) a powerful falcon (Falco peregrinus) found on most continents, breeding chiefly on mountains and coastal cliffs and much used for falconry. • adj. archaic coming from another country; foreign or outlandish: peregrine species of grass. ORIGIN: late Middle English: from Latin peregrinus ‘foreign,’ from peregre ‘abroad,’ from per- ‘through’ + ager ‘field.’

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peregrine

peregrine species of falcon esteemed for hawking XIV; foreign, outlandish XVI. In the first use repr. (O)F. faucon pèlerin, medL. falcō peregrīnus, so named because the young were caught in their passage from the breeding-place; in other uses directly — L. peregrīnus foreign, f. pereger that is abroad or on a journey, f. PER-1 + ager territory, country; see -INE1.

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Lérins

Lérins (lārăNs´), group of four small islands, Alpes-Maritimes dept., SE France, in the Mediterranean Sea SE of Cannes. Sainte-Marguerite is the largest island. On Saint-Honorat is the oldest monastery in W Europe, founded (AD 400) by St. Honoratus.

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pelerine

pelerine mantle, cape. XVIII. — F. pèlerine deep collar on a mantle, fem. of pèlerin PILGRIM.

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