Definition of Périgueux in English:

Périgueux

(also Perigueux)

noun

Cookery
  • Attributive and as postpositive (also in "à la Périgueux"). Designating a sauce made from truffles cooked with fortified wine, or a dish made with this sauce.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Lord Byron (1788–1824), poet. From Périgueux, the name of a city in the Périgord region in the département of Dordogne in south-west France, which produces truffles. Compare French à la Périgueux.

Pronunciation

Périgueux

/ˌpɛrɪˈɡəː/