noun, (often initial capital letter)
a silk fabric in which broad stripes of equal width and in various colors or weaves are alternated.
[pee-kin] /ˈpi kɪn/
a city in central Illinois.
one of a hardy breed of yellowish-white domestic ducks, raised originally in China.
a breed of white or cream duck with a bright orange bill
[pee-kuh-poo] /ˈpi kəˌpu/ noun, plural pekepoos. 1. . [pee-kuh-poo] /ˈpi kəˌpu/ noun, plural peekapoos. 1. one of a variety of dogs crossbred from a Pekingese and a miniature poodle.
[pee-king, pey-; Chinese bey-jing] /ˈpiˈkɪŋ, ˈpeɪ-; Chinese ˈbeɪˈdʒɪŋ/ noun 1. Older Spelling. . /ˈpiːˈkɪŋ/ noun 1. the former English name of Beijing former transliteration of what is now (in the pinyin system) called Beijing. In the Wade-Giles system it was Peiping; this form Peking pre-dates Wade-Giles and was formed by the old British-run, Hong Kong-based […]
noun, Chinese Cookery. 1. a roasted duck prized for its crisp skin, prepared by forcing air between skin and meat, brushing with sugar water, and hanging up to dry before final cooking.
[pee-kuh-neez, -nees; especially for 2–5 also pee-king-eez, -ees] /ˌpi kəˈniz, -ˈnis; especially for 2–5 also ˌpi kɪŋˈiz, -ˈis/ noun, plural Pekingese for 1, 4. 1. one of a Chinese breed of small dogs having a long, silky coat. 2. the standard Chinese language. 3. the dialect of . 4. a native or inhabitant of . […]