Autumn red peaches (noun sense 2)



  • A tree (Prunus persica (species)), native to China and now widely cultivated throughout temperate regions, having pink flowers and edible fruit.
  • The soft juicy stone fruit of the peach tree, having yellow flesh, downy, red-tinted yellow skin, and a deeply sculptured pit or stone containing a single seed.
  • A light moderate to strong yellowish pink to light orange color.
  • A particularly admirable or pleasing person or thing.
  • A particular rock found in tin mines, sometimes associated with chlorite.



  • To inform on someone; turn informer.
  • To inform against.


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  • From Middle English peche, borrowed from Old French pesche (French pêche), Vulgar Latin *pessica (cf. Medieval Latin pesca) from Late Latin persica, from Classical Latin mālum persicum, from Ancient Greek [[μῆλον.
  • From Middle English pechen, from apechen and empechen, possibly from Anglo-Norman anpecher, from Late Latin impedicō ("entangle"). See impeach.

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