a striped silk material, orig. from China
Origin of pekinFrench pékin from Pékin, Peking
any of a breed of large, white domestic duck, originating in China, raised esp. for its meat
Origin of Pekinsee Peking
- A striped or figured silk fabric.
- also Pekin A large white domestic duck of a Chinese breed, widely raised in the United States for food.
Origin of pekinFrench pékin after Pékin (Beijing), China