from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of the delicate purplish pink color likened to that of peach blooms; -- applied esp. to a Chinese porcelain, small specimens of which bring great prices in the Western countries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In ceramics, a glaze of Oriental porcelain of warm purple color or inclining to pink, like the blossom of the peach. The pieces bearing this name are sometimes mottled and clouded in different shades of the same color.
- n. A variety of potato: so called from its color.
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