Pekin

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noun Pe·kin \pi-ˈkin, ˈpē-ˌ\

Definition of Pekin

  1. :  any of a breed of large white ducks of Chinese origin used for meat production

Origin and Etymology of pekin

Pekin, Peking (Beijing), China


First Known Use: 1885


Pekin

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geographical name Pe·kin \ˈpē-kən, -ˌkin\

Definition of Pekin

  1. city in north central Illinois on the Illinois River south-southwest of Peoria population 33,857


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