- peregrine falcon,
- pereira bark
Origin of peregrine
Examples from the Web for peregrine
Hero Peregrine – Actress Cree Summer gave this name to her daughter, who joined sister Brave Littlewing.Kate Winslet’s Bear Rocknroll & Other Crazy Celebrity Baby Names of 2013|Pamela Redmond Satran/Nameberry|December 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
About a year ago, Peregrine Financial CEO Russell Wasendorf Sr. was found attempting to kill himself in his car.
Nothing that she could say would induce Lucius to make himself acceptable to Sir Peregrine.
With persons of wider knowledge, Sir Peregrine was invested with further associations.Toronto of Old|Henry Scadding
As I have mentioned the fictitious physician in “Peregrine Pickle,” let the same page show the real one.Calamities and Quarrels of Authors|Isaac Disraeli
Peregrine had nothing more to say about it, and the baronet was thinking how best he might encourage his grandson.
"Water-drinker, moody thinker," and Peregrine sang a word or two from an old drinking-song.
Word Origin for peregrine
also peregrin, type of falcon, 1550s, short for peregrine falcon (late 14c.), from Old French faulcon pelerin (mid-13c.), from Medieval Latin falco peregrinus, from Latin peregrinus "coming from foreign parts" (see peregrination). Sense may have been a bird "caught in transit," as opposed to one taken from the nest. Peregrine as an adjective in English meaning "not native, foreign" is attested from 1520s.