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pekin

[pee-kin] /ˈpiˈkɪn/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
1.
a silk fabric in which broad stripes of equal width and in various colors or weaves are alternated.
Origin of pekin
1775-1785
1775-85; < French pékin; after Peking

Pekin

[pee-kin] /ˈpiˈkɪn/
noun
1.
one of a hardy breed of yellowish-white domestic ducks, raised originally in China.
Origin
1880-85; after Peking

Pekin

[pee-kin] /ˈpi kɪn/
noun
1.
a city in central Illinois.
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British Dictionary definitions for pekin

Pekin

/piːˈkɪn/
noun
1.
a breed of white or cream duck with a bright orange bill
Word Origin
C18: via French from Peking
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