Examples from the Web for peron
Peron when at the Mauritius observed that flashes of pale light escaped from the mercury, and filled the whole tube.
Peron relates, with a disgust which does him honor, that he saw a brutal sailor thus slowly and brutally butcher a female Seal.
In this respect it varies from the specimens described by others who say the peron is smooth.
According to Peron, the animals of this coral are furnished with green-fringed tentacula.
On the point in question, therefore, Peron is by no means a trustworthy witness.The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders|Ernest Scott