Per·​ce·​val ˈpər-sə-vəl How to pronounce Perceval (audio)
: a knight of King Arthur who wins a sight of the Holy Grail

Word History


Old French

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Perceval was in the 14th century

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“Perceval.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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