Percheron

noun
Per·​che·​ron | \ ˈpər-chə-ˌrän How to pronounce Percheron (audio) , -shə- \

Definition of Percheron

: any of a breed of powerful rugged draft horses that originated in the Perche region of France

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First Known Use of Percheron

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Percheron

French

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“Percheron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Percheron. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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