periwig

noun
peri·​wig | \ ˈper-i-ˌwig How to pronounce periwig (audio) \

Definition of periwig

: peruke

Other Words from periwig

periwigged \ ˈper-​i-​ˌwigd How to pronounce periwigged (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of periwig

1529, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for periwig

modification of Middle French perruque — more at peruke

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