Perse

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek Περση (Persē, literally Persian woman)

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Perse

  1. (Greek mythology) An Oceanid, (one of the three thousand daughters of the Titans' Oceanus and Tethys), and the wife of the sun god, Helios, with who she is the mother of Aeetes, Perses, Pasiphae and Circe. One of her many sisters is Amphitrite, (the wife of Poseidon). Perse is also closely identified with Hecate.
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Etymology 2[edit]

A variant of Piers.

Proper noun[edit]

Perse

  1. A rare surname​.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, itself from Old Persian.

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Proper noun[edit]

Perse f

  1. Persia

Noun[edit]

Perse m, f (plural Perses)

  1. Persian person

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