from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A strongly flavored black tobacco grown in Louisiana and used in various blends.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of tobacco with medium-sized leaf, small stem, tough and gummy fiber, raised in Louisiana, and cured in its own juices, so as to be very dark colored, usually black. It is marketed in tightly wrapped rolls called carottes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A tobacco, grown in Louisiana, cured in its juices and put up in carrots.
- n. A tobacco produced in limited quantity in Louisiana by the descendants of the Acadians, mostly in St. James Parish.
- n. The variety of tobacco-plant from which perique tobacco is made.
Does anyone have a favorite perique Louisiana tobacco blend?
Does anyone have a favorite perique tobacco blend?
He leaned back and savored the exotic smoke: perique, latakia, and Turkish, flavoring a base of the finest Virginia.
Louisiana perique, ( 'peruke' proper,) that any old smoker would go into ecstasies over, fully equal, it is said to the genuine old-fashioned article, and that is saying a good deal.
On every New Year's day I have always sent a present of coffee and perique to my cousin the Marquis, and it is Mademoiselle who writes to thank us.
Ferry was smoking a pipe of _perique_ on the broad gallery, and both hastened to don their best jackets and doff their best caps to these interesting and interested callers.
There are at present nineteen families in the settlement, and they are all engaged in the cultivation of perique tobacco.
Orleans, is the little settlement of Grand Point, the place most famed in St. James for perique tobacco.
Kearns took note of it, and said, When this is over, I’m sending you a pound of the finest perique, Morgan.