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Pronunciation: (pē'lur), [key]
1. a person or thing that peels.
2. a kitchen implement, often having a swiveling, protected blade, for removing the peel or outer skin of a vegetable or fruit.
3. a long-staple cotton raised originally in the regions along the Yazoo River and the Mississippi River delta.
4. a yarn made from this cotton.
5. Slang.a striptease dancer.
6. a log, esp. of a Douglas fir, suitable for rotary cutting into veneers.


Pronunciation: (pē'lur), [key]
n. Brit. Archaic.
a police officer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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