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 for Amygdalus Persica
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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The tree ({Prunus Persica syn. Amygdalus Persica) which
        bears the peach fruit.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. The pale red color of the peach blossom, or the light
        pinkish yellow of the peach fruit.
        [PJC]
  
     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
        speciosa).
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

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