peach Melba

peach Melba

noun
a dessert consisting of cooked peach halves served with vanilla ice cream and Melba sauce.
Also, peach melba, pêche Melba.


Origin:
1925–30, Americanism

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peach Melba
 
n
a dessert made of halved peaches, vanilla ice cream, and Melba sauce
 
[C20: named after Dame Nellie Melba]

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