- peel ► VERB 1) remove the outer covering or skin from (a fruit, vegetable, etc.). 2) (of a surface or object) lose parts of its outer layer or covering in small strips or pieces.► NOUN ▪ the outer covering or rind of a fruit or vegetable.DERIVATIVES peelings plural noun.● peel off — Cf. ↑peel offORIGIN originally in the sense «plunder»: from Latin pilare 'to strip hair from' , from pilus 'hair' .
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peelings — UK [ˈpiːlɪŋz] US [ˈpilɪŋz] noun [plural] pieces of skin that have been removed from a fruit or vegetable potato/apple peelings Thesaurus: parts of fruit and substances in fruitmeronym parts of vegetablesmeronym fruits … Useful english dictionary
peelings — [[t]pi͟ːlɪŋz[/t]] N PLURAL: usu supp N Peelings are pieces of skin removed from vegetables and fruit. ...potato peelings … English dictionary
peelings — noun Peelings is used after these nouns: ↑potato … Collocations dictionary
peelings — peel|ings [ˈpi:lıŋz] n [plural] pieces of skin that have been removed from fruit or vegetables ▪ Put the potato peelings on the compost heap … Dictionary of contemporary English
peelings — peel|ings [ pilıŋz ] noun plural pieces of skin that have been removed from a fruit or vegetable: potato/apple peelings … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
peelings — UK [ˈpiːlɪŋz] / US [ˈpɪlɪŋz] noun [plural] pieces of skin that have been removed from a fruit or vegetable potato/apple peelings … English dictionary
peelings — adj. having its paint peeling away (of walls, etc.); having the skin peeling away (of people or part of the body) peelÂ·ing || pÉªËlÉªÅ‹ n. stripping off of a peel or rind; peeled off piece of fruit or vegetable (such as potato skin); act of a… … English contemporary dictionary
peelings — noun (plural) pieces of skin that have been removed from fruit or vegetables … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
potato peelings — noun crisp fried potato peeling • Syn: ↑potato skin, ↑potato peel • Hypernyms: ↑snack food … Useful english dictionary
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