orange peel


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Juicy cherry and black raspberry are lushly textured across the palate yet bright, focused and structured at the same time, spiked with a little orange peel to keep the finish going. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, 11 Apr. 2022 Some density and phenolic textures speak to the air-drying process, while bright sour cherry is spiced with cloves and orange peel. Sara L. Schneider, Robb Report, 13 June 2022 This is an Old Tom-style gin that is infused with 10 botanicals: honey, juniper, hibiscus, coriander, honey malt, Szechuan peppercorn, orris root, orange peel, lemon peel and angelica root. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 27 Oct. 2022 The cocktails are both shaken, not stirred then poured over ice and garnished with an orange peel. Olivia Evans, The Courier-Journal, 4 Oct. 2022 Kunz’s calluses are about the thickness of an orange peel, but rough like old boot leather. Joseph Goodman, al, 14 July 2022 Tamarind, apricots, and green apples add tart, sweet, and slightly bitter fruity notes while orange peel and cedar incense add an aromatic layer on the finish. Felipe Schrieberg, Forbes, 10 Oct. 2022 Stir together 2 tablespoons snipped fresh Italian parsley; 2 garlic cloves, minced; and 2 teaspoons finely chopped orange peel. Sheena Chihak, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Sep. 2022 Add the liqueur and orange peel, then transfer the mixture to a bowl and refrigerate until firm. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 12 Apr. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of orange peel was circa 1909

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Cite this Entry

“Orange peel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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