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Noun: paring  peh-ring
  1. A thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
    - sliver, shaving
  2. (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel
    "she could peel an apple with a single long paring"
Verb: pare  pehr
  1. Decrease gradually or bit by bit
    - pare down
  2. Cut small bits or pare shavings from
    "pare a piece of wood";
    - whittle
  3. Strip the skin off
    "pare apples";
    - skin, peel
  4. Remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size
    "pare one's fingernails";
    - trim

Sounds like: p

Derived forms: parings

Type of: article, cut, decrease, fragment, lessen, minify, object, physical object, strip

Encyclopedia: Paring

Pare, Kediri