peruke

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noun pe·ruke \pə-ˈrük\

Definition of peruke

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

peruked

play \pə-ˈrükt\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of peruke

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


First Known Use: circa 1549


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