orange peel


Definition of orange peel

: a rough surface (as on porcelain) like that of an orange

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This blend, which includes rose hips, orange peel, licorice root, cinnamon and lemongrass, is flavor-dense and extra-tart. Jolene Thym, The Mercury News, "Taste-Off: The Bay Area’s best (and worst) hibiscus teas," 13 July 2019 The wine has a nice bit of juicy acidity to accompany flavors of raspberries, rhubarb, menthol and orange peel. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive,, "Columbia Gorge wineries release Eagle Creek Fire pinot noirs to raise funds for restoring hiking trails," 11 July 2019 The easiest way to recognize it, according to Barr, is to think of an orange peel. Irina Gonzalez, Glamour, "The Breast Cancer Sign You’re Probably Not Aware of (but Should Be)," 2 July 2019 Brewed from sorghum, this rustic farmhouse ale has notes of orange peel and peppery yeast. Brierley Horton,, "8 Best Gluten-Free Beers You'll Want to Stock Up On," 27 June 2019 Nirghin learned that orange peels had high levels of pectin, which is super absorbent. Samantha Leach, Glamour, "Meet Glamour's 2019 College Women of the Year," 11 June 2019 Well Being is another craft nonalcoholic beer company, and the only thing this brew is spiked with is orange peel. Ac Shilton, Outside Online, "The 12 Best Summer Beers of 2019," 10 June 2019 Pour into a chilled glass over one large ice cube; garnish with orange peel. Mike Garten, Marie Claire, "We Mixed Up 6 CBD Cocktails—Care to Join Us?," 16 Apr. 2019 Frozen Strawberry Negroni The Negroni cocktail is typically made of one part gin, one part vermouth rosso, and one part Campari, and garnished with orange peel. Molly Dodd, Fox News, "9 festive cocktails to beat the heat this Labor Day," 5 Sep. 2016

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First Known Use of orange peel

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

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