Elberta peach

Pronunciation: [ehl-BER-tuh]

A large freestone peach with a sweet, succulent flesh and red-blushed, yellow skin. It's good both for eating out of hand and for cooking. See also peach.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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