[ el-bur-tuh ]
/ ɛlˈbɜr tə /
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a freestone peach having reddish-yellow skin.
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Origin of Elberta
1925–30, Americanism; said to be after Elberta Rumph, wife of a 19th-cent. Georgia grower
Words nearby Elberta
Elbasan, Elbe, Elberfeld, Elbe River, Elbert, Elberta, Elbląg, elbow, elbow-bender, elbow bump, elbow catch
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How to use Elberta in a sentence
Elberta was placed on the American Pomological Society's fruit-list in 1889.
Elberta leads all other peaches in number of trees in New York and in America.
Would that there were as good a commercial variety to follow Elberta.
The tree, as it grows here, can hardly be distinguished from that of Elberta.
A variety, thought to have originated in Michigan, which ripens just before Elberta.