Definition of peripherous in US English:

peripherous

adjective

rare
  • Forming a periphery; peripheral.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in George Faber (1773–1854), Church of England clergyman and religious writer. From ancient Greek περιϕερής rounded, curved, spherical, globular, revolving + -ous.

Pronunciation

peripherous

/pɪˈrɪf(ə)rəs/