perrier

noun per·ri·er \ ˈperēə(r) \

Definition of perrier

plural -s
1 :a medieval engine for throwing stones
2 :a short mortar formerly used on ships for throwing stones and light shot :pedrero

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Origin and Etymology of perrier

Middle English perrerer, from Middle French perrier, from pierre stone, rock (from Latin petra) + -ier -er


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