Perigordian

[ per-i-gawr-dee-uhn ]

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

Origin of Perigordian

1
1935–40; Périgord + -ian

Words Nearby Perigordian

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How to use Perigordian in a sentence

  • 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

/ (ˌpɛrɪˈɡɔːdɪən) /


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

noun
  1. the Perigordian the Perigordian culture

Origin of Perigordian

1
C20: after Périgord, district in France

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