\d͡ʒˈʌstɪn pˈɜːkɪnz], \dʒˈʌstɪn pˈɜːkɪnz], \dʒ_ˈʌ_s_t_ɪ_n p_ˈɜː_k_ɪ_n_z]\
Definitions of JUSTIN PERKINS
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An American missionary; born at West Springfield, Mass., March 12, 1805; died in Chicopee, Mass., Dec. 31, 1869. He was educated at Amherst and Andover. In 1833 he went to Persia as a missionary, and was active in establishing schools in that country. His works include: "Residence of Eight Years in Persia" (1843); "Missionary Life in Persia" (1861).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- One who bears flame or light; name given to members a genus humming birds, from their being furnished with tuft flery crimson-colored feathers round neck like gorget. little flame-bearer inhabits inner side extinct volcano Chiriqui, in Veragua, about 9000 feet above the level of sea. It measures only 1/2 inches length. There are various other species, all tropical American.