Perigordian

[per-i-gawr-dee-uh n]
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adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of an Upper Paleolithic cultural epoch in southern France, especially of the Périgord region.

Origin of Perigordian

1935–40; Périgord + -ian
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Historical Examples of perigordian

  • Thus Candide, Martin, and the Perigordian conversed on the staircase, while watching every one go out after the performance.

    Candide

    Voltaire



British Dictionary definitions for perigordian

Perigordian

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of an Upper Palaeolithic culture in Europe, esp in France

noun

the Perigordian the Perigordian culture

Word Origin for Perigordian

C20: after Périgord, district in France
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