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Autumn Red peaches (noun sense 2)

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Etymology 1

Middle English peche < Old French pesche (French: pêche) < Mediaeval Latin pesca < Vulgar Latin pessica < Classical Latin persica < malum Persicum (Persian apple), from Greek μῆλον Περσικόν (Persian apple). See Perse.

Noun

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Singular
peach

Plural
peaches

peach (peaches)
  1. A small Chinese tree (Prunus persica), widely cultivated throughout temperate regions, having pink flowers and edible fruit.
  2. The soft juicy fruit of the peach tree, having yellow flesh, downy, red-tinted yellow skin, and a deeply sculptured pit or stone containing a single seed.
  3. (colour) A light moderate to strong yellowish pink to light orange color.
    peach colour:   
  4. (informal) A particularly admirable or pleasing person or thing.
  5. The large, edible berry of the Sarcocephalus esculentus, a rubiaceous climbing shrub of west tropical Africa.
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Adjective

peach

  1. (colour) Of the color peach.
  2. Particularly pleasing or agreeable.
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Etymology 2

From Middle English pechen, from apechen (to accuse) and empechen (to accuse), possibly from Anglo-Norman anpecher, from Late Latin impedicō (entangle). See impeach.

Verb

Infinitive
to peach

Third person singular
peach

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to peach (third-person singular simple present peach, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To inform on someone; turn informer.
  2. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To inform against.
Synonyms

Sing, squeal, tattle.

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