[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.
one of a Chinese breed of small dogs having a long, silky coat.
the standard Chinese language.
the dialect of .
a native or inhabitant of .
of, relating to, or characteristic of .
(pl) -ese. a small breed of pet dog with a profuse straight coat, curled plumed tail, and short wrinkled muzzle
the dialect of Mandarin Chinese spoken in Beijing (formerly Peking), the pronunciation of which serves as a standard for the language
(pl) -ese. a native or inhabitant of Beijing (formerly Peking)
of or relating to Beijing (formerly Peking) or its inhabitants
1907, “small long-haired dog of the pug type,” so called because originally brought from the Imperial Palace at Peking, China. Also Pekinese.
noun 1. the skeletal remains of Homo erectus, formerly classified as Sinanthropus pekinensis, found at Zhoukoudian, near Peking, China, in the late 1930s and early 1940s and subsequently lost during World War II. noun 1. an early type of man, Homo erectus, remains of which, of the Lower Palaeolithic age, were found in a cave […]
- Peking sauce
noun 1. another name for hoisin noun See hoisin
probably a place in Babylonia (Jer. 50:21; Ezek. 23:23). It is the opinion, however, of some that this word signifies “visitation,” “punishment,” and allegorically “designates Babylon as the city which was to be destroyed.”
[pee-koh] /ˈpi koʊ/ noun 1. a superior kind of black tea from Sri Lanka, India, and Java, made from leaves coarser than those used for orange pekoe. /ˈpiːkəʊ/ noun 1. a high-quality tea made from the downy tips of the young buds of the tea plant