Periscian
Periscian \Pe*ris"cian\, a. [Gr. ?; ? around + ? shadow: cf. F. p['e]riscien.] Having the shadow moving all around. [1913 Webster]

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  • periscian — pe·ris·cian …   English syllables

  • periscian —   a. person living in polar circle …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • periscian — I. pəˈrisēən, ish(ē)ən adjective Etymology: New Latin periscii + English an : of or relating to the periscii II. noun ( s) : one of the periscii …   Useful english dictionary

  • Periscians — Pe*ris cians, Periscii Pe*ris ci*i, n. pl. [NL. See {Periscian}.] Those who live within a polar circle, whose shadows, during some summer days, will move entirely round, falling toward every point of the compass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Periscii — Periscians Pe*ris cians, Periscii Pe*ris ci*i, n. pl. [NL. See {Periscian}.] Those who live within a polar circle, whose shadows, during some summer days, will move entirely round, falling toward every point of the compass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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