Definition of peach noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//piːtʃ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//piːtʃ//
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  1. 1 [countable] a round fruit with soft red and yellow skin, yellow flesh and a large rough seed inside a peach tree compare nectarine See related entries: Fruit
  2. 2[singular] peach (of a…) (old-fashioned, informal) a particularly good or attractive person or thing He’s a real peach. That was a peach of a shot!
  3. 3 [uncountable] a pinkish-orange colour
  4. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French pesche, from medieval Latin persica, from Latin persicum (malum), literally ‘Persian apple’.
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