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perry beverage made from pears. XIV. ME. pereye, perre(e), perrye — OF. peré :- Rom. *pirātum, f. L. pirum PEAR; see -Y5.


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perry Fermented pear juice (in the UK it may include not more than 25% apple juice) analogous to cider from apples. Sparkling perry is sometimes known as champagne perry.

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