Peach vs Brunion - What's the difference?

peach | brunion |

As nouns the difference between peach and brunion

is that peach is (us|informal) a native or resident of georgia in the united states while brunion is a hybrid of a plum and a peach.



Etymology 1

From (etyl) peche, from (etyl) pesche (French: . See Perse.


(wikipedia peach) (peaches)
  • A tree (), native to China and now widely cultivated throughout temperate regions, having pink flowers and edible fruit.
  • (senseid) The soft juicy stone fruit of the peach tree, having yellow flesh, downy, red-tinted yellow skin, and a deeply sculptured pit or stone containing a single seed.
  • * 1915? , T S Eliot, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • Shall I part my hair behind? Do I dare eat a peach ?
    I shall wear white flannel trousers, and walk upon the beach.
  • A light moderate to strong yellowish pink to light orange color.
  • (informal) A particularly admirable or pleasing person or thing.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=September 15 , author=Amy Lawrence , title=Arsenal's Gervinho enjoys the joy of six against lowly Southampton , work=the Guardian citation , page= , passage=Arsenal's dominance was reflected in a flurry of goals before half-time – three in six minutes: first, Podolski turned the screw with a peach of a free-kick; then Gervinho accelerated on to Mikel Arteta's beautifully crafted pass and beat Davis at his near post with conviction; and finally Southampton's defence unspooled completely when Gervinho broke to release Gibbs, whose return ball cannoned off Nathaniel Clyne for Southampton's second own goal of a sobering afternoon.}}
  • The large, edible berry of the , a rubiaceous climbing shrub of west tropical Africa.
  • Adjective

  • (colour) Of the color peach.
  • Particularly pleasing or agreeable.
  • Synonyms
    * agreeable, fair, orange, paragon, rosy
    * disagreeable, foul, ugly, unpleasant
    Derived terms
    * Indian peach * lesser peach tree borer * open peach * peachen * peaches and cream * peachlike * Peach Melba * peach palm * peachy * pickle peach * plum peach * press peach

    See also

    * laetrile * nectarine *

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) . See impeach.


  • (obsolete) To inform on someone; turn informer.
  • * Shakespeare
  • If I be ta'en, I'll peach for this.
  • * 1916 , (James Joyce), ''(Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man) (Macmillan Press Ltd, paperback, 21)
  • And his father had told him if he ever wanted anything to write home to him and, whatever he did, never to peach on a fellow.
  • * 1913 , (Rex Stout), Her Forbidden Knight , 1997 edition, ISBN 0786704446, page 123:
  • "Do you think we want to peach ? No, thank you. We may be none too good, but we won't hang a guy up, no matter who he is."
  • (obsolete) To inform against.
  • Synonyms
    * (intransitive) sing, squeal, tattle
    * hide * keep secret



    (en noun)
  • A hybrid of a plum and a peach.
  • * 1724 , Philip Miller, The Gardeners and Florists Dictionary (page 22)
  • But no sort of Brunions are in so much Esteem as their Peaches, because they do not quit their Stones.
  • * 1855 , Marie-Catherine Aulnoy, Fairy Tales (page 453)
  • The eldest Fairy put her finger into her mouth and whistled three times, then cried, 'Apricots, peaches, nectarines, brunions , cherries,
  • A nectarine