peach blossom

  1. the flower of the peach tree: the state flower of Delaware.

Origin of peach blossom

First recorded in 1655–65

Words Nearby peach blossom Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use peach blossom in a sentence

  • His spirit was the spirit of Omakitsu; his pays natal was near to the peach-blossom-fountain of the untranslatable poem.

    Instigations | Ezra Pound
  • And steadily reigning throughout the ship, like the very spirit of death, was that aroma of peach-blossom.

    The Purple Cloud | M.P. Shiel
  • The banks were smiling with peach blossom: the willow leaves were a mist of gold and green.

    Eastern Shame Girl | Charles Georges Souli
  • There was peach blossom in her hair, and she had the loveliest bouquet of flowers—real flowers, that scented the air——but there!

    Father Goriot | Honore de Balzac
  • It is extracted from the bitter-almond, (as has been stated,) peach-blossom, and the leaves of the laurocerasus.