Primus

[pree-muh s]
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British Dictionary definitions for pearl primus

primus

noun
  1. Scottish Episcopal Church the presiding bishop in the Synod

Word Origin for primus

from Latin: first

Primus

noun
  1. trademark a portable paraffin cooking stove, used esp by campersAlso called: Primus stove
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Word Origin and History for pearl primus

primus

Latin for "first, the first" (see prime (adj.)).

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