Definitions of paring:
  • noun:   (usually plural) a part of a fruit or vegetable that is pared or cut off; especially the skin or peel
    Example: "She could peel an apple with a single long paring"
  • noun:   a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something

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