A round stone fruit with juicy yellow flesh and downy pinkish-yellow skin
An insect infesting peach trees, such as a peach aphid or a peach borer.
The willow oak, Quercus phellos.
A pie made with peaches.
= peach pit.
A peach stone.
Any of several varieties of peach having deep red flesh; especially = Indian peach.
An aphid infesting peach trees; especially = peach-potato aphid.
The peach-leaved bellflower, Campanula persicifolia.
A black pigment made from calcined peach stones.
A matte glaze of reddish pink, mottled with green and brown, used on fine Chinese porcelain since around 1700
another term for peach-bloom.
= peach tree borer.
= peach leaf curl.
The soft, downy skin of a peach; chiefly in extended use.
The down on the chin of an adolescent boy whose beard has not yet developed
A building in which peaches are grown under glass.
A dish of ice cream and peaches with liqueur or sauce
The palm Bactris gasipaes, widely cultivated in tropical America for its large red and orange fruit which is edible and highly nutritious when cooked.
A nickname for the state of Georgia.
(Originally) a flavouring extract obtained from peach leaves, having a flavour of bitter almonds; (now) bottled water with a peach flavour.
A red dyewood obtained from certain tropical American trees of the family Caesalpiniaceae (Leguminosae), especially Caesalpinia echinata.
A hybrid between the almond and peach which is used as a rootstock.
Any of several varieties of peach tree naturalized in North America, formerly thought to be indigenous; especially one bearing fruit having deep red flesh.
The acid fruit of either of two Australian trees, the quandong, Santalium acuminatum, and the emu-apple, Owenia acidula.
Brown rot of peaches, caused by the fungus Monilinia fructigena.
A European woodland moth that has brownish wings with pink markings
Brandy distilled from the fermented juice of peaches; a drink of this.
A cobbler made with peaches.
A soft, yellowish-pink colour resembling that of a ripe peach.
Having lanceolate leaves resembling those of a peach tree.
A disease of cultivated peach trees, especially in North America, characterized by yellowing and distortion of the foliage with stunting and eventual death of the tree, and caused by a mycoplasma-like organism.
Of a colour resembling that of ripe peaches or of peach blossom.
A disease of peaches, nectarines, and almonds, caused by the fungus Taphrina deformans and characterized by blistering, thickening, discoloration, and curling of leaves, and sometimes also by infection of shoots and fruits.
The aphid Myzus persicae, which overwinters especially on peach and nectarine and in summer infests potato and many other herbaceous plants, being a major aphid vector of plant viruses.
Either of two clearwing moths, Synanthedon exitiosa and S. pictipes, whose larvae bore through the bark of peach trees.
A small grey moth, Anarsia lineatella, whose larvae are a major pest of fruit trees, especially peaches, apricots, and others of the genus Prunus, attacking young shoots and twigs in spring and fruit in summer.
(Of a person or animal) hold on tightly to
The Chinese tree that bears the peach
More fully Newington peach. Any of several varieties of clingstone peach and nectarine. Frequently with distinguishing word, as early Newington, late Newington, old Newington.
(1886–1961), US baseball player; full name Tyrus Raymond Cobb; also known as the Georgia Peach. His lifetime batting average (.367) is the highest in major league history. An outfielder, he played for the Detroit Tigers 1905–26 and the Philadelphia Athletics 1927–28. Baseball Hall of Fame (1936)