Percival

Percival
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Percival /ˈpɜ:sɪvl/
n.
(letter.) Parsifal.
(First names) Percival /ˈpɜ:sɪvl/
m.
Parsifal
(Surnames) Percival /ˈpɜ:sɪvl/
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