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The peach is a juicy fruit from the tree Prunus persica, which has a stone, yellow or whitish flesh, and a velvety skin. Cultivated peaches are divided into freestone and clingstone varieties, depending on whether the flesh sticks to the pit. The nectarine is a closely related fruit.

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The name peach refers to a range of pale pinkish-orange colours.

Though Cosmo Kramer, a character on the sitcom Seinfeld, eats a so-called Mackinaw peach, no such variety exists.

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