Definition of Peary

1. Noun. United States Arctic explorer and United States naval officer who has been regarded as the first man to reach the North Pole (1856-1920).




Definition of Peary

1. Adjective. Resembling pears, pear-like. ¹

2. Adjective. Of, or pertaining to, pears. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peary

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peary (current term)
peas
peas and rice
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Literary usage of Peary

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1898)
"My Arctic Journal, by Josephine Diebitsch-peary. In 'My Arctic Journal,' Mrs. peary describes her experiences as a member of an exploring expedition sent ..."

2. Men and Women of the Time: A Dictionary of Contemporaries by Victor Plarr (1899)
"peary, as a result, laid a great scheme for crossing the ice from one coast to the other ... peary unfortunately broke both his ankles just after the start, ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"peary, with a young Norwegian, Eivind Astrup, crossed the inland ice-cap along its northern ... peary was able to fit out another Arctic expedition in 1893, ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1894)
"THE peary AUXILIARY EXPEDITION, 1894. THE following letter has been received by the President from Mr. Henry G. Bryant, in charge of the peary Auxiliary ..."

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