parings


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parings

plural noun peelings, skins, slices, clippings, peel, fragments, shavings, shreds, flakes, rind, snippets, slivers You can boil up the vegetable parings to make stock.
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parings

[ˈpɛərɪŋz] NPL [of fruit, vegetables] → peladuras fpl; [of nails] → trozos mpl

parings

pl (of nails)abgeschnittene Fingernägel pl; (of apple)Schalen pl
References in classic literature ?
Downright English am I, Sir Knight, and downright English was my patron St Dunstan, and scorned oc and oui, as he would have scorned the parings of the devil's hoof downright English alone shall be sung in this cell.
Still, when he had looked back from the gate, he had seen his mother kneeling among the po- tato parings.
As to the body," remarked Challenger, "we do not mourn over the parings of our nails nor the cut locks of our hair, though they were once part of ourselves.