[ pur-chuh-ron, -shuh- ]
/ ˈpɜr tʃəˌrɒn, -ʃə- /
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one of a French breed of draft horses, having a gray or black coat.
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Also called Percheron Norman.
Origin of Percheron
1870–75; <French; named after Perche, French district where first bred
Words nearby Percheron
, perching bird
, perchloric acid
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British Dictionary definitions for Percheron
a compact heavy breed of carthorse, grey or black in colour
Word Origin for Percheron
C19: from French, from le Perche, region of NW France where the breed originated
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