Peking duck
noun Date: 1955 a Chinese dish consisting of roasted duck meat and strips of crispy duck skin topped with scallions and sauce and wrapped in thin pancakes

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Peking duck — or Peking n. a Chinese dish of roasted duck traditionally served in several courses, including thin pancakes rolled up with pieces of the crisp skin, scallions, and a sauce …   English World dictionary

  • Peking Duck — For the breed of duck, see Pekin duck. Peking Duck Peking Duck sliced and prepared Traditional Chinese 北京烤鴨 …   Wikipedia

  • Peking duck — Chinese Cookery. a roasted duck prized for its crisp skin, prepared by forcing air between skin and meat, brushing with sugar water, and hanging up to dry before final cooking. Also called Beijing duck. [1875 80] * * * ▪ food       one of the… …   Universalium

  • peking duck — noun Usage: usually capitalized P : a Chinese dish consisting of roasted duck meat and strips of crispy duck skin topped with scallions and sauce and wrapped in thin pancakes * * * Peking duck 7 [Peking duck] [ˌpiːkɪŋ ˈdʌk] [ˌpiːkɪŋ ˈdʌk] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peking duck — /pikɪŋ ˈdʌk/ (say peeking duk) noun (in Chinese cookery) a dish consisting of small pancakes wrapped around pieces of crisp roast duck skin and spring onions, cucumber and hoisin sauce, the flesh of the duck being traditionally served separately …   Australian English dictionary

  • Peking duck — noun A dish consisting of roasted duck skin, small pancakes, and hoisin sauce and other condiments. Syn: Beijing duck …   Wiktionary

  • Peking duck — Pe′king duck′ n. coo a Chinese dish of the crisp skin and meat of a roasted duck combined with scallions and hoisin sauce and folded in thin pancakes • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Peking duck — n. Chinese dish made of strips of crispy duck served with shredded vegetables and sweet sauce …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Peking duck — noun a Chinese dish consisting of strips of roast duck served with shredded vegetables and a sweet sauce …   English new terms dictionary

  • Peking duck — fuck …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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