Definition of peau d'orange in English:

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peau d'orange

Pronunciation: /ˌpō dôˈränj/

noun

A pitted or dimpled appearance of the skin, especially as characteristic of some cases of breast cancer or due to cellulite.

Origin

French, literally 'orange skin'.

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Syllabification: peau d'or·ange

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