noun pe·ri·con \¦perə¦kȯn\

Definition of pericon



  1. :  a group circle dance of the Uruguayan and Argentine pampas with shouting and rugged movements expressive of the gaucho

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Origin and Etymology of pericon

American Spanish, probably from Spanish, large fan, augmentative of perico parrakeet, large fan, diminutive of the name Pero, alteration of Pedro (Peter)

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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