Definition of peach Melba in English:

peach Melba

Syllabification: peach Mel·ba

noun

  • A dish of ice cream and peaches with liqueur or sauce.
    More example sentences
    • The most famous peach dessert, peach Melba, was created by Escoffier in 1893 to honour Dame Nellie Melba.
    • The desserts were a mix of old and new, like peach Melba and the chocolate plate, containing a quite tasty amalgam of all the latest fashions in chocolate.
    • There's a gourmet blueberry cobbler served in a little white ramekin, and a light version of peach Melba, flecked with almonds.

Origin

named after Dame Nellie Melba (see Melba, Dame Nellie).

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