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  1. (noun, animal) one of a breed of grey or black draft horses originally used in France to draw heavy coaches or artillery

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Alternate forms of Percheron

Hypernyms: draft horse, draught horse, dray horse

Origin of the word Percheron

  1. 1875, from Fr., adj. formed from le Perche, region south of Normandy where the horses were bred that were strong, light, and fast. more

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Words that sound like Percheron

parashurama, paris green, peppercorn, peregrine, preacher man, press run, program, programma, programme

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