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Melba

in various food preparations, especially peach Melba (by 1905) and Melba toast (by 1913) is in honor of Nellie Melba, stage name (based on her hometown of Melbourne, Australia) of Australian-born operatic soprano Helen Mitchell (1861-1931).

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Definitions of Melba from WordNet

Melba (n.)
Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931);
Synonyms: Dame Nellie Melba / Helen Porter Mitchell
From wordnet.princeton.edu