Definition of peruke in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəˈro͞ok/


1 Archaic term for periwig.
1.1 archaic term for wig1.


Mid 16th century (denoting a natural head of hair): from French perruque, from Italian perrucca, of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with peruke

archduke, chibouk, duke, Farouk, fluke, kook, Luke, nuke, puke, rebuke, Seljuk, snook, souk, spruik, stook, tuque, zouk

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Syllabification: pe·ruke

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