melba

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Etymology[edit]

From Peach Melba, a dish invented for Nellie Melba, an Australian opera singer (from mill spring), from PIE *mel- "soft," and *spergh- "to move, hasten, spring".

Noun[edit]

melba (plural melbas)

  1. A dessert made originally from peach (now from other fruits), ice cream, and raspberry

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