one of a large group of beautiful, fairylike beings of Persian mythology, represented as descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until their penance is accomplished.
any lovely, graceful person.
Jacopo [yah-kaw-paw] /ˈyɑ kɔ pɔ/ (Show IPA), 1561–1633, Italian composer.
a prefix meaning “about” or “around” (perimeter, periscope), “enclosing” or “surrounding” (pericardium), and “near” (perigee, perihelion), appearing in loanwords from Greek (peripeteia); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (perimorph).
(in Persian folklore) one of a race of beautiful supernatural beings