follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

Perkin

[pur-kin] /ˈpɜr kɪn/
noun
1.
Sir William Henry, 1838–1907, English chemist.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for perkin, sir

perkin

/ˈpɜːkɪn/
noun
1.
a variant of parkin
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Perkin

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for perkin,

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for perkin, sir