peruke

noun
pe·ruke | \pə-ˈrük \

Definition of peruke 

: wig specifically : one of a type popular from the 17th to the early 19th century

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Other Words from peruke

peruked \pə-ˈrükt \ adjective

First Known Use of peruke

circa 1549, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for peruke

Middle French perruque, from Old Italian parrucca, perrucca hair, wig

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