peach Melba


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peach Melba

or peach melba
n.
A dessert consisting of fresh or poached peaches and vanilla ice cream topped with raspberry sauce.

[After Dame Nellie Melbafor whom the dish was created by Auguste Escoffier at the Savoy Hotel in London in the 1890s.]
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peach Melba

n
(Cookery) a dessert made of halved peaches, vanilla ice cream, and Melba sauce
[C20: named after Dame Nellie Melba]
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peach′ Mel′ba


n.
a dessert of peach halves topped with vanilla ice cream and raspberry sauce.
[1905–10; after Nellie Melba; compare earlier French pêches (à la) Melba]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peach melba - ice cream and peaches with a liqueur
afters, dessert, sweet - a dish served as the last course of a meal
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Translations

peach Melba

nPfirsich Melba m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

peach melba

[ˈpiːtʃˈmɛlbə] npesche fpl melba inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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