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Meaning of "perique" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PERIQUE

Apparently from Périque, nickname of Pierre Chenet, American tobacco planter who first grew it in Louisiana.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PERIQUE

perique  [pəˈriːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PERIQUE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Perique is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PERIQUE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Perique

Perique /pəˈriːk/ is a type of tobacco from Saint James Parish, Louisiana, known for its strong, powerful, and fruity aroma. When the Acadians made their way into this region in 1776, the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes were cultivating a variety of tobacco with a distinctive flavor. A farmer named Pierre Chenet is credited with first turning this local tobacco into what is now known as Perique in 1824 through the technique of pressure-fermentation.

Definition of perique in the English dictionary

The definition of perique in the dictionary is a strong highly-flavoured tobacco cured in its own juices and grown in Louisiana.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PERIQUE


bestreak
bɪˈstriːk
creak
kriːk
creek
kriːk
ecofreak
ˈiːkəʊˌfriːk
fenugreek
ˈfɛnjʊˌɡriːk
freak
friːk
Greek
ɡriːk
hairstreak
ˈhɛəˌstriːk
lapstreak
ˈlæpˌstriːk
phreak
friːk
redstreak
ˈredˌstriːk
reek
riːk
Reg.
riːk
screak
skriːk
shriek
ʃriːk
speedfreak
ˈspiːdˌfriːk
streak
striːk
tughrik
ˈtuːˌɡriːk
tugrik
ˈtuːˌɡriːk
wreak
riːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PERIQUE

periphrastically
periphytic
periphyton
periplasm
periplast
periplus
periproct
peripter
peripteral
periptery
perisarc
perisarcal
perisarcous
periscian
periscope
periscopic
periscopically
periselenium
perish
perish the thought!

WORDS THAT END LIKE PERIQUE

antique
applique
boutique
clique
critique
dominique
fique
Martinique
Mozambique
mystique
oblique
physique
pique
plastique
politique
pratique
sympathique
technique
unique
veronique

Synonyms and antonyms of perique in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «perique» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PERIQUE

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The translations of perique from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «perique» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

perique
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

perique
570 millions of speakers

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perique
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

perique
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

perique
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

перик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Perique
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

perique
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Perique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Perique
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

perique
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

perique
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Perik
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

perique
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

perique
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परिश्रम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Perique
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Perique
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Perique
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перикл
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

perique
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Perique
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

perique
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

perique
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

perique
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of perique

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PERIQUE»

The term «perique» is normally little used and occupies the 108.679 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PERIQUE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about perique

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PERIQUE»

Discover the use of perique in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to perique and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Treasury decisions under customs and other laws
(18943.) Perique tobacco. Manufacturers who purchase "perique" tobacco to carry the same on their books under that name — Special permits will be granted, when deemed right and proper, for return of perique to the producer — Producers  ...
United States. Dept. of the Treasury, 1898
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Louisiana dayride
Perique tobacco— the rarest tobacco in the world— is grown in a sandy spot only 40 miles upriver from New Orleans. The first growers were native Americans who prized the tobacco for its exceptionally pungent flavor and aroma. The seeds ...
Shelley N. C. Holl
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Angola to Zydeco: Louisiana Lives
He is also credited with refining the fermenting process which gives perique its pungent flavor. Chenet's nickname was Perique, and the tobacco he raised became associated with his name. In 1950, Keyes says, there were two families that ...
R. Reese Fuller, 2011
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Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole
Nothing is quainter than a carat of perique all rope- twisted and looking like a section of weather-beaten Atlantic cable. It has been said that perique is a secret of applied flavor handed down by word of mouth from generation unto generation  ...
Martha R. Field, Joan B. McLaughlin, 2006
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Treasury Decisions Under Tariff and Internal Revenue Laws, Etc
(18943.) Perique tobacco. Manufacturers who purchase "perique" tobacco to carry the same on their books under that name — Special permits will be granted, when deemed right and proper, for return of perique to the producer — Producers  ...
United States. Dept. of the Treasury, 1898
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Perique
High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Perique (Template: Pron-en) is a type of tobacco from Saint James Parish, Louisiana, known for its strong, powerful, and fruity aroma.
Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, 2012
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Health & Drugs: Disease, Prescription & Medication
Perhaps the most strongly-flavored of all tobaccos is the Perique, from Saint James Parish, Louisiana. When the Acadians made their way into this region in 1755, the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes were cultivating a variety of tobacco with a ...
Nicolae Sfetcu, 2014
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Are You Loathsome Tonight?
Perique” Tom Lee had plucked at random from some French novel. “As wasadiminutive of Pierre JeanLuc, aname I examinedyou, your motherwas being killed." Perique lookedup.His father'sgazewas steady, with no more conscious cruelty ...
Poppy Z. Brite, 2014
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Treasury Decisions Under the Customs, Internal Revenue, ...
(18943.) Perique tobacco. Manufacturers who purchase "perique" tobacco to carry the same on their books nnder that name — Special permits will be granted, when deemed right and proper, for return of perique to the producer — Producers  ...
United States. Dept. of the Treasury, 1898
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River Road Rambler: A Curious Traveler along Louisiana's ...
81 Company first dominated the perique market, within a short time three St. ] ames Parish merchants began to compete. Christophe Roussel, Louis Aristee Poche, and]. F. Guglielmo became prominent perique dealers—financing farmers , ...
Mary Ann Sternberg, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PERIQUE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term perique is used in the context of the following news items.
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Featured models will be Tamika Smith, YLHC, founder; Jaia Perique, student at St. Katherine Drexel Prep; Frederick Smith, AKA "Smitty," ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
2
Luna Time upsets field to capture Obeah Stakes
Montana Native finished third followed by Fortune Pearl, Blue Violet, Another Incident, Natalie Victoria, Perique, Sea Shadow and South ... «The Bellingham Herald, Jun 15»
3
Motion-trained 'Pearl' named favorite for DelCap prep
The rest of the field includes Perique (20-1), Natalie Victoria (15-1), South Andros (20-1), Amblin Easy (12-1), Luna Time (15-1), and Sea ... «WDEL 1150AM, Jun 15»
4
SCORE open house provides up-close encounters
When she was done showing off the large falcon, she brought out a perique falcon and had anyone with questions come up and ask. The children and parents ... «Imperial Republican, Jun 15»
5
Ahh Chocolate Brings Howard Back to Pimlico
Laurel Park-based trainer Hamilton Smith had hoped to see Perique run in the 2014 Allaire DuPont Distaff Stakes (G3), but things happen. «Horse Racing Nation, May 15»
6
Stopchargingmaria back at Pimlico
... winner Fortune Pearl; Lunar Surge, second in the Doubledogdare April 17 at Keeneland; Perique, who took an April 11 allowance at Pimlico; ... «ESPN, May 15»
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Behold The Taxidermied Skunk Luge & Coyote's Head Pipe From …
That was well matched to the Pipe of the Year, made by the Baron and Divya Anantharaman out of a coyote's head and filled with rare Perique ... «Gothamist, Apr 15»
8
SirePowered Results: Tapit
The following day, Hottap and Good Pick Nick were maiden winners at Oaklawn and Aqueduct, respectively, while Perique won an optional ... «Daily Racing Form, Apr 15»
9
EcigaretteReviewed Announces Black Note E-Liquid Review
The review looks at all eight e-liquids on offer from the mixer: Adagio (a Havana tobacco), Forte (burley), Bravura (perique), Prelude (Virginia), ... «Marketwired, Feb 15»
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A Valentine's Day Gift Guide for Dallas Food Lovers
You know, in case your ultra-masculine significant other doesn't feel comfortable burning a candle. The mandle is made with perique tobacco, ... «D Magazine, Feb 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Perique [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/perique>. Nov 2019 ».
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