- a dessert consisting of cooked peach halves served with vanilla ice cream and Melba sauce.
Also peach melba, pêche Melba.
Origin of peach Melba
An Americanism dating back to 1925–30
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- a dessert made of halved peaches, vanilla ice cream, and Melba sauce
Word Origin for peach Melba
C20: named after Dame Nellie Melba
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