What does the word peruvian mean?

Usage examples for peruvian

  1. His jet- black hair, which hung over his shoulders, his reddish- olive complexion, dark eyes, and somewhat broad face, though his features were in other respects regular and handsome, told us at once that he was a native Peruvian. – On the Banks of the Amazon by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. However, as the discovery of the criminal would assuredly lead to the regaining of that precious Peruvian relic, he curbed his wrath and answered the Coroner's questions in a fairly amiable fashion. – The Green Mummy by Fergus Hume
  3. 10 But this tradition is only one of several current among the Peruvian Indians, and probably not the one most generally received. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru by Prescott, William Hickling
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