5 letter word starting with per

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perca noun A genus of fishes, including the fresh-water perch.
perce verb t. To pierce.
perch noun Any fresh-water fish of the genus Perca and of several other allied genera of the family Percidae, as the common American or yellow perch (Perca flavescens, / Americana), and the European perch (P. fluviatilis)., Any one of numerous species of spiny-finned fishes belonging to the Percidae, Serranidae, and related families, and resembling, more or less, the true perches., A pole; a long staff; a rod; esp., a pole or other support for fowls to roost on or to rest on; a roost; figuratively, any elevated resting place or seat., A measure of length containing five and a half yards; a rod, or pole., In land or square measure: A square rod; the 160th part of an acre., In solid measure: A mass 16/ feet long, 1 foot in height, and 1/ feet in breadth, or 24/ cubic feet (in local use, from 22 to 25 cubic feet); — used in measuring stonework., A pole connecting the fore gear and hind gear of a spring carriage; a reach., To alight or settle, as a bird; to sit or roost., To place or to set on, or as on, a perch., To occupy as a perch.
perdu adjective One placed on watch, or in ambush., A soldier sent on a forlorn hope., Alt. of Perdue
perdy adverb Truly. See Parde.
perel noun Apparel.
peri- A prefix used to signify around, by, near, over, beyond, or to give an intensive sense; as, perimeter, the measure around; perigee, point near the earth; periergy, work beyond what is needed; perispherical, quite spherical.
peris plural of Peri
peril noun Danger; risk; hazard; jeopardy; exposure of person or property to injury, loss, or destruction., To expose to danger; to hazard; to risk; as, to peril one’s life., To be in danger.
perky adjective Perk; pert; jaunty; trim.
perry noun A fermented liquor made from pears; pear cider., A suddent squall. See Pirry.