orange peel


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

Examples of orange peel in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web To enhance the fresh, sweet zip of citrus with each sip, rub the cut edge of the orange peel twist around the glass rim. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 28 Mar. 2024 This delicious Pinot Noir is deep garnet colored with aromas of red cherry, cinnamon, nutmeg, and candied orange peel. Mike Desimone and Jeff Jenssen, Robb Report, 12 Mar. 2024 Candied orange peel adds complementary brightness with just a touch of bitterness from the pith. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 2 Mar. 2024 Strain up into a coupe or cocktail glass and garnish with an orange peel. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 16 Mar. 2024 Fresh lemon slice: While a fresh lemon slice makes a lovely garnish, it can be skipped if needed, or substituted with lemon or orange peel. Micah A Leal, Southern Living, 9 Dec. 2023 Rich, generous aromas of red fruit as well as sultanas, peaches, orange peel and brownies fresh steaming from the oven. Tom Mullen, Forbes, 25 Feb. 2024 Strain off the ice into a coupe or cocktail glass, and garnish with an orange peel. Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 17 Feb. 2024 Add the tomato paste, the herbs and the orange peel, the carrots and another large pinch of salt and a few grinds of pepper. Jamie Schler, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024

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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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“Orange peel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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