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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PERIS'CIAN, n. [Gr. around, and shadow.] An inhabitant of a frigid zone or within a polar circle, whose shadow moves round, and in the course of the day falls in every point of compass. The Greek word periscii, in the plural, is generally used in geographies; but the English word is preferable.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Periscian Pe*ris"cian, a. [Gr. ?; ? around + ? shadow: cf. F. p['e]riscien.] Having the shadow moving all around.



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