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  Definition of peel
  1. the rind of a fruit or vegetable
  2. British politician (1788-1850)
  3. the tissue forming the hard outer layer (of e.g. a fruit)
  4. get undressed; "please don''t undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
  5. come off in flakes or thin small pieces; "The paint in my house is peeling off"
  6. strip the skin off; "pare apples"
Similar Words: skin, Peel, Robert Peel, Sir Robert Peel, rind, undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel off, flake off, flake, pare

 

Hyponyms: jacket, banana peel, banana skin, lemon peel, lemon rind, orange peel, orange rind, take off, peel off, flay

 

Grouped Verbs: strip, undress, divest, disinvest

 

Part Meronyms: edible fruit

 

Derivational Morphology: skin, pare, bark, stripper, striptease artist, striptease, stripteaser, exotic dancer, ecdysiast, peeler, strip, strip show, undress, bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap, desquamation, peeling, shedding, parer, paring knife, paring, rind, skinner

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 果皮   Dutch: schil  
Finnish: kuori   French: pelure  
German: Schale   Hungarian: héj  
Italian: buccia   Japanese:  
Korean: 껍질   Portuguese: casca  
Russian: корка   Spanish: cáscara  
Swedish: skal  
 
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