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Synonyms for clingstone

fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit


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Peaches are called freestone or clingstone, depending on how strongly the pit is attached.
For clingstones, slip skin off blanched fruit, then cut 3/8-inch-thick slices into the pit, lifting each slice away from the pit.
Today virtually no true clingstones are sold in markets.
Most varieties that ripen in August and later in California are clingstones.
Most are clingstone or semifreestone, and typically their skin is very tart--even astringent--matched with mild, sweet flesh.