Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Fact of the Day: Persian Apple

The English word "peach" is derived (though going through Old French first) from the Latin words persicum malum which means "Persian apple" in English. 

16 comments:

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Looks really pretty and yummy!

Imogen said...

Really! That's surprising.

DEZMOND said...

we call it BRESKVA :)

Kati said...

Ah, interesting! In German it is "Pfirsich".

Have a great day,
-Kati

Pat Hatt said...

Sounds more exotic as Persian apple

Debra She Who Seeks said...

Fascinating!

Martha said...

Very interesting!

Unknown said...

The post is amazing! Thanks for sharing:)

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stephen Hayes said...

Persian Apple sounds much more poetic than apple.

Mary Kirkland said...

Well that's different. I didn't know that.

The Happy Whisk said...

Neato.

Unknown said...

Peach > Apples.

Christine said...

Interesting!

Villyne said...

Best apple

bj said...

ummmmm

aghareb said...

Nice!! There are more than 15 different kinds of peaches in my county, persia(iran). I think this fruit has originated from here.