Peking duck

noun
Pe·​king duck | \ ˈpē-ˌkiŋ- How to pronounce Peking duck (audio) , ˈpā- \

Definition of Peking duck

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

First Known Use of Peking duck

1955, in the meaning defined above

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“Peking duck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Peking%20duck. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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