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Perigordian

[ per-i-gawr-dee-uhn ]
/ ˌpɛr ɪˈgɔr di ən /
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adjective
of, relating to, or characteristic of an Upper Paleolithic cultural epoch in southern France, especially of the Périgord region.
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Origin of Perigordian

1935–40; Périgord + -ian
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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
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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