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pe·rique

 (pə-rēk′)
n.
A strongly flavored black tobacco grown in Louisiana and used in various blends.

[Louisiana French, perhaps from Périque, , nickname of , Pierre Chenet, a Louisiana tobacco grower.]

perique

(pəˈriːk)
n
(Plants) a strong highly-flavoured tobacco cured in its own juices and grown in Louisiana
[C19: apparently from Périque, nickname of Pierre Chenet, American tobacco planter who first grew it in Louisiana]
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Perique, a farmer called Pierre Chenet is credited with first turning this local tobacco into the Perique in 1824 through the technique of pressure-fermentation.
For example, notes O'Neill, "Ted Breaux, a native New Orleanian and absinthe distiller, has created Perique Liqueur de Tabac, which will be interesting.
download/Volatile Constituents of Perique Tobacco4.
Entre estos ultimos estaban Modesto Duran (tumbadora), Aurelio Tamayo (timbal), Horecita y Perique (trompetas) y Chicho Piquero (bongo).
Like buying an expensive coffee or chocolate you can now plump for a smoother taste, or how about the more exotic dark perique tobacco, grown only in St James's Parish Louisiana, and known for its "pungent heady flavour?
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To avoid trouble with the union, Perez Prado organized his first orchestra in Mexico with mostly native musicians, in addition to certain Cubans, such as Modesto Duran (tumbadora), Aurelio Tamayo (timbal), Florecita y Perique (trumpets), and Chicho Piquero (bongo).