What does Peruvian mean?

Definitions for Peruvian
pəˈru vi ənPeru·vian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Peruvian(adj)

    a native or inhabitant of Peru

  2. Peruvian(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Peru or its people

    "Peruvian artifacts"


  1. Peruvian(Noun)

    A person from Peru or of Peruvian descent.

  2. Peruvian(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Peru or the Peruvian people.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Peruvian(adj)

    of or pertaining to Peru, in South America

    Etymology: [Cf. F. pruvien, Sp. peruviano.]

  2. Peruvian(noun)

    a native or an inhabitant of Peru

    Etymology: [Cf. F. pruvien, Sp. peruviano.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Peruvian

    per-ōō′vi-an, adj. pertaining to Peru in South America.—n. a native of Peru.—Peruvian balsam, a fragrant bitterish liquid yielded by a South American tree, used for asthma and in making soaps; Peruvian bark, cinchona (q.v.).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peruvian in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Peruvian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Peruvian in a Sentence

  1. Kelly Knudson:

    The nitrogen isotope is really good at reflecting seafood consumption, which is interesting to us, because these people were living on the Peruvian coast and had access to one of the richest fisheries in the world. But we didn't know how much of that they were using.

  2. Juan Carlos Martinez:

    We are here more than anything for a symbolic marriage, it is like a protest to the Peruvian state because it is really time for the country to have a civil union marriage which we, as Peruvians, really deserve and have the right to receive.

  3. Che Guevara, when asked his nationality:

    I am Cuban, Argentine, Bolivian, Peruvian, Ecuadorian, etc... You understand.

  4. Segundo Julca:

    The Colombian military carries out a lot of patrols. The Peruvian side offers more security. They can grow coca easier.

  5. Gino Huaneo:

    He is our best player, a Peruvian Messi. Tomorrow when we sing our national anthem, the whole world will feel it.

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    cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
    • A. abash
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