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English → English (gcide) Definition: Peach-tree borer Peach \Peach\ (p[=e]ch), n. [OE. peche, peshe, OF. pesche, F. p[^e]che, fr. LL. persia, L. Persicum (sc. malum) a Persian apple, a peach. Cf. Persian, and Parsee.] (Bot.) A well-known high-flavored juicy fruit, containing one or two seeds in a hard almond-like endocarp or stone; also, the tree which bears it (Prunus Persica syn. Amygdalus Persica). In the wild stock the fruit is hard and inedible. [1913 Webster] Guinea peach, or Sierra Leone peach, the large edible berry of the Sarcocephalus esculentus, a rubiaceous climbing shrub of west tropical Africa. Palm peach, the fruit of a Venezuelan palm tree (Bactris speciosa ). Peach color, the pale red color of the peach blossom. Peach-tree borer (Zo["o]l.), the larva of a clearwing moth ([AE]geria exitiosa, or Sannina, exitiosa) of the family [AE]geriid[ae], which is very destructive to peach trees by boring in the wood, usually near the ground; also, the moth itself. See Illust. under Borer. [1913 Webster]


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