peachblow

[ peech-bloh ]
/ ˈpitʃˌbloʊ /
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noun

a delicate purplish pink.

Nearby words

  1. peach brandy,
  2. peach melba,
  3. peach palm,
  4. peach tree borer,
  5. peach-blow,
  6. peachblow glass,
  7. peacherino,
  8. peachy,
  9. peachy-keen,
  10. peacoat

Origin of peachblow

An Americanism dating back to 1820–30; peach1 + blow3

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British Dictionary definitions for peach-blow

peach-blow

noun

  1. a delicate purplish-pink colour
  2. (as adjective)a peach-blow vase
a glaze of this colour on Oriental porcelain

Word Origin for peach-blow

C19: from peach 1 + blow ³

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