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 for ((Aegeria exitiosa
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Peach \Peach\ (p[=e]ch), n. [OE. peche, peshe, OF. pesche, F.
     p[^e]che, fr. LL. persia, L. Persicum (sc. malum) a Persian
     apple, a peach. Cf. Persian, and Parsee.]
     1. (Bot.) A well-known high-flavored juicy fruit, containing
        one or two seeds in a hard almond-like endocarp or stone.
        In the wild stock the fruit is hard and inedible.
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     2. The tree ({Prunus Persica syn. Amygdalus Persica) which
        bears the peach fruit.
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     3. The pale red color of the peach blossom, or the light
        pinkish yellow of the peach fruit.
     Guinea peach, or Sierra Leone peach, the large edible
        berry of the Sarcocephalus esculentus, a rubiaceous
        climbing shrub of west tropical Africa.
     Palm peach, the fruit of a Venezuelan palm tree ({Bactris
     Peach color, the pale red color of the peach blossom.
     Peach-tree borer (Zool.), the larva of a clearwing moth
        ({Aegeria exitiosa, or Sannina, exitiosa) of the family
        Aegeriidae, which is very destructive to peach trees by
        boring in the wood, usually near the ground; also, the
        moth itself. See Illust. under Borer.
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