Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Peking duck

play
noun Pe·king duck \ˈpē-ˌkiŋ-, ˈpā-\

Definition of Peking duck

  1. :  a Chinese dish consisting of roasted duck meat and strips of crispy duck skin topped with scallions and sauce and wrapped in thin pancakes



1955

First Known Use of peking duck

1955


Learn More about peking duck


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Peking duck? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

expressing little or no emotion

Get Word of the Day daily email!