Translation of "peel" - English-French dictionary

peel

verbpeel /pil/
transitive to remove the skin of a fruit or vegetable
peler , éplucher

First peel and wash the potatoes.
Commencez par éplucher et laver les pommes de terre.
intransitive to come off a surface in small pieces
s'écailler

The paint had begun to peel.
La peinture avait commencé à s'écailler.

peel

noun countable-uncountablepeel /pil/
the skin of a fruit or vegetable
pelure feminine , épluchure feminine

orange/banana/potato peel
écorce d'orange / peau de banane / épluchure de pomme de terre

(Translation of “peel” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

peel

verb /piːl/

to take off the skin or outer covering of (a fruit or vegetable)

peler
She peeled the potatoes.

to take off or come off in small pieces

peler, (s’)écailler
The paint is beginning to peel (off).
peeler noun

a tool etc that peels (something)

éplucheur
a potato peeler.
peelings noun plural

the strips or pieces of skin peeled off an apple, potato etc

épluchures
potato peelings.

(Translation of “peel” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)