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 Peru.Peruke or Periwig. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Peru’vian Bark,
 
called also Jesuit’s Bark, because it was introduced into Spain by the Jesuits. “Quinine,” from the same tree, is called by the Indians quinquina. (See CINCHONA.)   1
 


 Peru.Peruke or Periwig. 

 
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