Definition of Perigordian in English:

Perigordian

(also Périgordian)

adjective

  • 1Of or relating to the Périgord region in the department of Dordogne in south-west France.

  • 2Archaeology. Designating or relating to a French Upper Palaeolithic culture characterized by flint tools of the kind found at Laugerie-Haute in the Périgord region.

noun

  • 1Chiefly Archaeology. A person of the Perigordian culture.

  • 2Archaeology. The Perigordian period or culture.

Origin

Mid 18th century. From the name of Périgord + -ian.

Pronunciation

Perigordian

/ˌpɛrɪˈɡɔːdɪən/