a moth, Grapholitha molesta, introduced into the U.S. from the Orient, the larvae of which infest and feed on the twigs and fruits of peach, plum, and related trees.
noun 1. a palm, Bactris gasipaes, having very spiny, tall stems, widely cultivated in the New World tropics for its edible fruit and palm hearts.
noun 1. the larva of any of several clearwing moths, as Sanninoidea exitiosa, that bore into the wood of the peach and other drupaceous trees.
[pee-chee] /ˈpi tʃi/ adjective, peachier, peachiest. 1. resembling a , as in color or appearance. 2. Informal. excellent; wonderful; fine. /ˈpiːtʃɪ/ adjective peachier, peachiest 1. of or like a peach, esp in colour or texture 2. (informal) excellent; fine adj. 1590s, “resembling a peach” in some way, from peach (n.) + -y (2). Slang sense […]
[pee-chee-keen] /ˈpi tʃiˈkin/ adjective, Informal. 1. (def 2). adjective Excellent; wonderful; great, neat: this president’s political health, which Wirthlin thinks is peachy (first form 1900+, second 1955+)