perique

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Louisiana French.

Noun[edit]

perique (countable and uncountable, plural periques)

  1. A kind of tobacco with medium-sized leaf, small stem, and tough and gummy fiber, raised in Louisiana and cured in its own juices, so as to be very dark in color. It is marketed in tightly wrapped rolls called carottes.

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