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


peach Melba

BrE BrE//ˌpiːtʃ ˈmelbə//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpiːtʃ ˈmelbə//
[uncountable, countable] Sweets and desserts
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a cold dessert (= a sweet dish) made from half a peach, ice cream and raspberry sauce See related entries: Sweets and desserts Word Originnamed after Dame Nellie Melba (1861-1931), Australian operatic soprano.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: peach Melba