Definition of perique in English:

perique

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Pronunciation: /pɛˈriːk
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A strong dark tobacco from Louisiana.

Origin

late 19th century: Louisiana French, apparently from the nickname of Pierre Chenet, who first grew it.

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Word of the day apposite
Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something