Definition of Peking duck in English:

Peking duck

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Pronunciation: /piːkɪŋˈdʌk


[mass noun]
A Chinese dish consisting of strips of roast duck served with shredded vegetables and a sweet sauce.
More example sentences
  • After all, my condescension was based almost solely on those childhood experiences in Oklahoma, a state much better known for chicken-fried steak than for Peking duck.
  • He taught me how to cook Peking duck using traditional Chinese techniques.
  • Crispy aromatic duck with pancakes is the most popular dish on Chinese menus throughout Britain, in spite of being a hybrid dish that combines the traditional presentation of Peking duck with the twice-cooked technique of Sichuan duck.

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