Primus

[ pree-muh s ]
/ ˈpri məs /

noun

Pearl,1919–1994, U.S. dancer, born in Trinidad.

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British Dictionary definitions for pearl primus

primus

/ (ˈpraɪməs) /

noun

Scottish Episcopal Church the presiding bishop in the Synod

Word Origin for primus

from Latin: first

Primus

/ (ˈpraɪməs) /

noun

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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