pe·ter || 'pɪːtə(r) n. Saint Peter (died c. AD 67), one of the 12 Apostles; male first name

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  • Peter — is a popular male given name. It comes from the Greek word πετρος (petros) meaning rock . Peter could refer to the following:* Peter (name), the name itself. People The following people are known primarily by the name Peter :Religion* Saint Peter …   Wikipedia

  • Peter I — may refer to the following: Rulers: *Peter I of Russia, the first Russian czar titled emperor *King Peter I Karađorđević of Serbia, later Peter I King of the Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (i.e. of Yugoslavia) *Latin Emperor Peter I of Constantinople …   Wikipedia

  • Peter II — may refer to several monarchs or nobles: *Peter II of Russia *Peter II of Yugoslavia *Peter II of Aragon *Pedro II of Brazil *Peter II of Portugal *Peter IV of Bulgaria *Peter (II) Delyan of Bulgaria *Peter II, Duke of Brittany *Peter II, Duke of …   Wikipedia

  • Peter Lu — Peter James Lu, PhD (陸述義, b. 1978 in Cleveland, OH) is a post doctoral research fellow in the Department of Physics at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. His most widely known discovery, amidst pursuits in several diverse fields (see… …   Wikipedia

  • Peter — Pe ter, n. A common baptismal name for a man. The name of one of the apostles, [1913 Webster] {Peter boat}, a fishing boat, sharp at both ends, originally of the Baltic Sea, but now common in certain English rivers. {Peter Funk}, the auctioneer… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peter IV — is the name of three monarchs:*Peter IV of Aragon *Peter IV of Bulgaria *Peter IV of Portugal (I of Brazil) …   Wikipedia

  • Peter So — (or So Man fung; Traditional Chinese:蘇民峰) is a popular feng shui master in Hong Kong. Born in 1960, he is a great talker and has appeared in some Hong Kong movies. His books on feng shui and face reading (the Chinese physiognomy) are claimed to… …   Wikipedia

  • Peter — Pet er, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Petered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Petering}.] [Etymol. uncertain.] To become exhausted; to run out; to fail; used generally with out; as, that mine has petered out. [Slang, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Peter V — was king of Kongo from 7 August 1859 to February 1891. He was succeeded by his son Agua Rosada(Or Álvaro XIV) …   Wikipedia

  • PÉTER — v. n. (Plusieurs disent, Peter. ) Faire un pet. Prov., fig. et bass., Péter plus haut que le cul, Entreprendre des choses au dessus de ses forces ; Prendre des airs au dessus de son état. Il ne faut pas péter plus haut que le cul. PÉTER, se dit… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • PÉTER — v. intr. Faire un pet. Il est trivial. Fig., Péter plus haut que le cul ou Péter plus haut que son derrière, Entreprendre des choses au dessus de ses forces; Prendre des airs au dessus de son état. Il est très familier. PÉTER se dit figurément de …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

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